Country-Fried Steak

Serve the gravy over the top of the steak, with mashed potatoes and your favorite vegetable on the side.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs. round steak
  • 1 cup plus 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour, divided
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • Vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ½ cup beef broth

Directions

  • Cut steak into 4 portions. Place between 2 pieces of plastic wrap. Using a meat mallet, flatten to about ½" thickness.
  • In a large, shallow bowl, combine 1 cup flour with ¾ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Dredge steaks in seasoned flour. Dip in beaten egg, then dredge again in flour mixture.
  • Heat 1" of vegetable oil in a large, heavy skillet. Using tongs, put steaks in oil. Cook steaks, turning once to brown both sides. Lower heat to medium-low, cover, and continue to cook for about 3–4 minutes until steaks are cooked through. Move steaks to paper towels on a warm platter; cover with foil.
  • Drain off all but 1 tablespoon of the oil and add butter. Add 3 tablespoons of flour, stirring and scraping the bottom of the skillet to loosen any browned bits. Cook flour, stirring for 1 minute. Stir in milk and broth; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Season gravy with salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs. round steak
  • 1 cup plus 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour, divided
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • Vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ½ cup beef broth

Directions

  • Cut steak into 4 portions. Place between 2 pieces of plastic wrap. Using a meat mallet, flatten to about ½" thickness.
  • In a large, shallow bowl, combine 1 cup flour with ¾ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Dredge steaks in seasoned flour. Dip in beaten egg, then dredge again in flour mixture.
  • Heat 1" of vegetable oil in a large, heavy skillet. Using tongs, put steaks in oil. Cook steaks, turning once to brown both sides. Lower heat to medium-low, cover, and continue to cook for about 3–4 minutes until steaks are cooked through. Move steaks to paper towels on a warm platter; cover with foil.
  • Drain off all but 1 tablespoon of the oil and add butter. Add 3 tablespoons of flour, stirring and scraping the bottom of the skillet to loosen any browned bits. Cook flour, stirring for 1 minute. Stir in milk and broth; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Season gravy with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories680
Total Fat40g
Saturated Fat12g
Cholesterol175mg
Sodium500mg
Total Carbohydrate29g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars4g
Protein47g