Creamy, tender, and juicy fried steak, anyone? Oh, man, you are so in for a treat! This Chicken Fried Steak is the best!


Prep Time: 30 mins | Cook Time: 20 mins | Total Time: 50 mins | Yield: 4 Servings


4 thin-cut steaks or tenderized/cube steak

2 c flour

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon paprika

1 teaspoon black pepper

2 Eggs beaten

For the Gravy:

1 tablespoon butter

2 tablespoons flour

2 c chicken stock

2 tablespoons cream

Salt and pepper to taste

Lemon juice to taste


Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 320 degrees F or 160 degrees C.

Step 2: Place a large frying pan or skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium.

Step 3: Add in 1/2-inch oil and allow it to become hot.

Step 4: Put the flour and eggs into two different large mixing bowls.

Step 5: Dredge the steak into the flour, then into the egg, and back to the flour again. Press each steak until well coated.

Step 6: Put the steaks into the hot oil and fry each side for about 4 to 5 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.

Step 7: Place the fried steak on a wire rack over a baking sheet, then place it inside the oven to keep its warm temperature.

Step 8: Remove the oil and excess flour from the same skillet.

Step 9: Add the butter and allow it to melt.

Step 10: Add in the flour and whisk for a few minutes, then add in the chicken stock gradually. Whisk every addition until the sauce is thick.

Step 11: Simmer for a few minutes. Season with lemon juice, salt, and pepper to taste.

Step 12: Serve the fried steak over rice or mashed potatoes with the gravy on the side. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 538kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 208mg | Sodium: 787mg | Potassium: 724mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 565IU | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 5mg

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