How to make it

  • 1. Pound the steaks to about 1/4-inch thickness
  • . Place 2 cups offlour in a shallow bowl.
  • Stir together the baking powder, baking
  • soda, pepper, and salt in a separate shallow bowl; stir in the
  • buttermilk, egg, Tabasco Sauce, and garlic.
  • Dredge each steak first in the flour, then in the batter, and again in the flour.
  • Pat the flour onto the surface of each steak so they are
  • completely coated with dry flour.
  • Heat the shortening in a deep cast-iron skillet to 325 degrees F
  • (165 degrees C).
  • Fry the steaks until evenly golden brown, 3 to 5
  • minutes per side. fried steaks on a plate with paper towels
  • to drain.
  • Drain the fat from the skillet, reserving 1/4 cup of the
  • liquid and as much of the solid remnants as possible.
  • Return the skillet to medium-low heat with the reserved oil. Whisk
  • the remaining flour into the oil
  • Scrape the bottom of the pan
  • with a spatula to release solids into the gravy.
  • Stir in the milk,
  • raise the heat to medium, and bring the gravy to a simmer, cook
  • until thick, 6 to 7 minutes.
  • Season with kosher salt and pepper.
  • Spoon the gravy over the steaks to serve.

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  • 22566 10 years ago
    Can never beat a good Chicken Fry Steak!

    Thank-you for this really nice post.

    Kind Regards
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  • dutchie326 10 years ago
    Wanted to add the lady who sent me this said not to change a thing and I didn't. It is good.
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    " It was excellent "
    m11andrade ate it and said...
    Awesome recipe! My middle son would eat this morning, noon and night! Thanks for what looks to be a better recipe than the one I use!
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    " It was excellent "
    annieamie ate it and said...
    These steaks sound so good! Thanks for posting this recipe. There's nothing better than a good chicken fried steak!
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