Chicken Fried Steak
Serves: 8 servings
  • 2-3 pounds round or cube steak, cut into 8 pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Kitchen Salt or seasoned salt
  • black pepper
  • 4 cups vegetable oil, shortening or lard, for frying
  1. In a shallow bowl or pie plate, whisk together eggs, milk, ½ teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper until well blended.
  2. Place flour in a separate shallow bowl or pie plate and whisk in ½ teaspoon Kitchen Salt and ½ teaspoon black pepper.
  3. Pound meat with meat mallet to ¼-inch thickness (if using round steak).
  4. Combine 2 cloves garlic, 1 teaspoon kitchen salt and ½ teaspoon black pepper.
  5. Divide garlic mixture evenly between cuts of meat and rub seasoning mixture into the meat.
  6. Dredge in flour, shaking off excess, then dip into egg mixture, then again into flour, coating well. Continue breading all meat.
  7. Place on a baking sheet in a single layer, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes prior to frying.
  8. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  9. Heat oil or shortening in a large skillet over medium-high to 350 degrees.
  10. Add 2 or 3 pieces of meat (do not over crowd), and fry for 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  11. Place a cooling rack inside a rimmed baking sheet, then place fried steaks onto the racks and set in a preheated oven and continue to cook for about 20 minutes.
  12. Serve warm with cream gravy.
Recipe by Jennifer Cooks at