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Tom's Chicken Fried Steak

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“Spicey Texas Chicken Fried Steak”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut steaks into desired portion size.
  2. Pound until about 1/4 in thick.
  3. Place flour in a shallow bowl.
  4. In a second dish, stir together baking powder, baking soda, pepper and salt.
  5. Mix in buttermilk, egg, pepper sauce and garlic. The mixture will be thin.
  6. Dredge each steak, first in flour then in batter.
  7. Dunk steaks back into flour and dredge well, patting in the flour until the surface of the meat is dry.
  8. Add enough peanut oil in a deep cast iron skillet, or dutch oven to fry steaks in at least 2 inches of oil.
  9. Bring temp of oil to 325 degrees.
  10. Fry the steaks, pushing them down under the oil or turning them over as they bob to the surface, (7 or 8 min.) or until the are golden brown.
  11. Drain on paper towels while preparing gravy.
  12. Gravy:
  13. Pour off all but about 1/4 Cup of drippings from the meat.
  14. Place skillet over medium heat.
  15. Sprinkle in flour, stirring and mashing to avoid lumps.
  16. Add chicken stock and cream.
  17. Simmer till liquid is thickened and the flour taste is gone.

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