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Mock Chicken Fried Steak With Milk Gravy

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“My mother made these for us four girls. Money was tight and she couldn't afford steak very often. These use ground beef. I use a 80/20 lean to fat. You can use ground round but it tends to be a little too dry. This is great with mashed potatoes. Everyone I have ever made it for loved it. The first time my DH had it he never knew it was ground beef. He just commented on the tenderness of the steak!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix 2 cups flour with salt and pepper.
  2. Shape ground beef into four thin patties.
  3. Dip patties into flour, then beaten egg, then flour again.
  4. Put shortening, oil or lard into a heavy skillet over medium high heat.
  5. When a little flour sprinkled into skillet begins to sizzle, add patties.
  6. Cook for about 5 minutes per side.
  7. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  8. To make gravy:
  9. Remove all but four tablespoons of fat from skillet.
  10. Stir in 4 tablespoons of dredging flour and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  11. Stir, scraping up browned bits, for about one minute till light brown.
  12. Whisk in milk gradually.
  13. Whisk until thick and bubbly.
  14. Remove from heat.
  15. Add 1/2 teaspoon black pepper or to taste.
  16. Stir well.

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