Chicken Fried Steak
2 1/2 to 3 lbs round steak
1 5 ounce can evaporated milk
2 Tbsp green Tabasco sauce
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
2 tsp paprika
3/4 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp each salt and cracked pepper
6 Tbsp fat from fry pan
6 Tbsp flour
2 1/2 cups milk
to taste salt and pepper
Chicken Fried Steak1. Trim steak and pound, if needed, to 1/2 inch thick; cut into 6 to 8 pieces.
2. Combine milk, Tabasco sauce and salt in a bowl. Measure 1 cup of flour into a bowl. Combine remaining flour, paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper in another bowl.
3. Dip steak into flour, into milk mixture, and then into seasoned flour. Set aside until all meat is coated.
4. Heat 1 to 2 inches of oil in a heavy fry pan. Fry meat until both sides are golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels. Serve with cream gravy, mashed potatoes and biscuits. Makes 6 to 8 Servings.
Cream Gravy1. Pour off all but 6 Tbsp. of fat from fry pan; add 6 Tbsp. flour into pan (use any leftover seasoned flour) and blend well. Gradually stir in 2 1/2 cups milk.
2. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Season with salt and pepper. Cover steaks with gravy when served. Makes 2 Cups.