Chicken Fried Steak

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Servings: 4
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Ingredients
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1⁄4 cup shortening or 1⁄4 cup oil or 1⁄4 cup lard (for frying)
  • for gravy
  • 4 tablespoons of dredging flour
  • 4 tablespoons cooking fat
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper, depending on taste
  • 3 cups milk
Directions
  • Mix 2 cups flour with salt and pepper.
  • Shape ground beef into four thin patties.
  • Dip patties into flour, then beaten egg, then flour again.
  • Put shortening, oil or lard into a heavy skillet over medium high heat.
  • When a little flour sprinkled into skillet begins to sizzle, add patties.
  • Cook for about 5 minutes per side.
  • Remove and drain on paper towels.
  • To make gravy:
  • Remove all but four tablespoons of fat from skillet.
  • Stir in 4 tablespoons of dredging flour and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  • Stir, scraping up browned bits, for about one minute till light brown.
  • Whisk in milk gradually.
  • Whisk until thick and bubbly.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon black pepper or to taste.
  • Stir well.