STREAMING NOW: Jamie's Super Food

Country Fried Steak

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim visible fat from meat and cut into 4 equal serving pieces.
  2. Mix flour, salt, and pepper in a shallow, wide bowl and dredge each piece of meat in it, coating well on both sides.
  3. Heat grease or oil until hot but not smoking in a heavy, wide skillet with a lid.
  4. Brown the meat pieces on both sides, turn heat down a bit, cover and let steak fry like chicken for 15 to 20 minutes, until done. Remove cover and let steak crisp for about 5 minutes.
  5. Take steak from the pan and drain.
  6. Leave about 2 Tbsp of drippings and all the browned flecks of crust in the pan.
  7. Turn the heat a bit lower, sprinkle Wondra flour int o the drippings and stir to keep from lumping while it browns.
  8. Slowly add half and half, stirring.
  9. Let it cook until thick, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  10. Taste and add seasoning, if needed.
  11. Return the steaks to the gravy and cook an additional 5 mins or so.
  12. Serve on plate, Mashed potatoes, maybe some green beans with country ham.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a