Country Fried Steak and Milk Gravy

Country Fried Steak and Milk Gravy


"I have been making this for years and my family just loves it. The gravy is great served over the steak, or on mashed potatoes."


35 m servings 502 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 502 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 27.7 g
  • 43%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.5g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 33.4 g
  • 67%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 181 mg
  • 60%
  • Sodium:
  • 410 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Season meat with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper; set aside. In a shallow dish, mix flour with 1 teaspoon of the pepper. Dredge each steak in flour. Dip in beaten egg, then dredge in flour again.
  2. Heat lard in a large, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Fry steaks 3 to 4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Pour off all but 2 tablespoons of the fat. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of the dredging flour into oil. Cook over medium heat for 1 minute, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of skillet. Gradually whisk in milk. Cook, stirring frequently, 3 to 4 minutes, or until thickened and bubbly. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoons pepper; gravy should be quite peppery.
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  1. 790 Ratings


Tasted great! Husband and kids LOVED it! Will make again!!! I didnt make the gravy part though, I needed to use a packet of gravy that has been sitting in my cupboard. Also, I substituted canola...

I have never used a "recipe" for this dish in my life, as I learned to cook in my g'ma's Southern kitchen, but this is how I have always done it! One change I did make from Mamaw's gravy was to...

I was soooo happy with this recipe. I did change it a little but it was delicous.. I browned the meat in 1 stick of margarine and 2 tablespoons of Extra virgin olive oil instead of Lard. I als...

I made this for dinner a few nights ago and we thought it was pretty darn good. It was my first attempt at country fried steak and I think I did a pretty good job, even though I did change the r...

Very good comfort-style food. Fried steak in butter, seasoned (simple salt and pepper with a touch of paprika) coating was nice and crusty and I had no problem with it adhering. Doubled the s...

This is a family favorite. Lots of pepper is a MUST! I do sometimes add 1/8 to 1/4 tsp of garlic powder or sometimes a little minced garlic (my Mom's secret ;)) and ALWAYS double the gravy as we...

Very easy and delicious. Instead of making the gravy, I used McCormick Country Gravy mix and added a little pepper. It was great.

I have BAD-=- BAD!!! Luck with Gravy.. But this time it turned out great. Everyone was shocked that I was able to do it! Thanks for this recipe I'm going to use it ---ALWAYS!!!

Great recipe. It's kinda common sense...but I couldn't find a recipe for country fried steak in any of my recipe books. I used venison cubed steak and the flavor was tremendous. Thanks for th...