Print Pin
0 from 0 votes

Chicken Fried Steak

This Simple Chicken Fried Steak is heavily breaded cubed steak, pan fried, and then topped with the best creamy white gravy. Southern comfort food that is absolutely delicious. You will find it perfect for a easy weeknight dinner or even breakfast.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients

Steaks:

  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 cup Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 2 lbs Cube Steak
  • 3/4 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 2 tbsp Butter

Gravy:

  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 2 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder

Instructions

Steaks:

  • Combine milk and eggs in a shallow dish and whisk until well blended.
  • Combine flour, salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika and chili powder and whisk until well blended.
  • Pat each steak with paper towel to remove excess moisture.
  • Lightly salt and pepper each piece of meat on both sides.
  • Place into the flour mixture. Turn to coat.
  • Place into the egg mixture. Turn to coat.
  • Place back into the flour and turn to coat.
  • Place onto a clean plate.
  • Repeat with the remaining pieces of meat.
  • Place oil and butter in a large skillet to about 1/4" deep.
  • Heat over medium heat. If oil smokes reduce heat.
  • Cook the meat, several pieces at a time, about 2 minutes per side, until edges browned.
  • Transfer cooked steaks to baking sheet in 200 degree oven to keep warm.
  • Repeat with remaining steaks.

Gravy:

  • Sprinkle flour over the pan contents.
  • Whisk together to make brown paste.
  • Cook until golden brown.
  • Gradually add in the milk, whisking constantly.
  • Add remaining ingredients and cook, still whisking, until gravy thickens.
  • If mixture gets too thick gradually add a little more milk,