• Cooking Time: 30
  • Servings: 4-6
  • Preparation Time: 15


This was a staple meal at Jim's parents' house. And his mom was the best cook in town! Here is her famous recipe for chicken fried steak and cream gravy. Enjoy!


  • Steak:
  • 1 1/2 lb. tenderized round steak
  • 2-3 c. flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 2 t. salt
  • 2 t. pepper
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • Gravy:
  • 2 T. pan drippings
  • 2 T. flour
  • 1 1/2 c. milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Cut steak into pieces.
  • Mix flour, salt and pepper in wide shallow bowl.
  • Mix eggs and milk in another wide shallow bowl.
  • Coat each piece of meat in flour mixture, then egg-milk mixture, then flour mixture again.
  • Let meat set until one inch of oil is hot in skillet and ready for frying.
  • Place beef in skillet until side is golden brown.
  • Turn until golden brown.
  • Put meat on paper towels to drain.
  • Pour off all but a couple of tablespoons of drippings.
  • Add flour to drippings stirring until it becomes dark.
  • Slowly pour milk into pan while stirring it into roux to break up lumps.
  • Turn heat to medium low and keep stirring until thickened.
  • Season.
  • If too thick, add a little milk.

Categories: Main Dish 

Author Credit: Doris Wright

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