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Country Fried Steak with Brown Gravy

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 25 min.
Total: 40 min.
Angie McGowan
Make this diner classic at home instead of going out.


  • 4 round steaks
  • 1 Tbs salt
  • 1 Tbs pepper
  • 4 Tbs flour
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 Tbs Worcestershire sauce


  • Prepare steaks by pounding them out with the larger side of a meat mallet. Salt and pepper steaks and dredge in flour.
  • Add enough vegetable oil in large skillet to be about 1/8 inch deep. Heat skillet over medium heat. Fry steaks until browned. Remove steaks from pan.
  • Add enough flour to pan to make the roux. Add additional salt and pepper. Brown flour over medium heat until it is deep in color and fragrant.
  • Whisk in water. Add Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a boil over high heat and reduce to a simmer.
  • Simmer for about 10 minutes before serving. Serve with steamed white rice and roasted vegetables, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 366
  Calories from Fat 233 (64%)
(40%)Total Fat 26g
(29%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 13g
(21%)Cholesterol 62mg
(81%)Sodium 1953mg
(13%)Potassium 440mg
Total Carbohydrate 8g
(2%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(49%)Protein 24g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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