Golden Chicken Fried Steak with Creamy Country Gravy


Indulge in the heartwarming flavors of the South with our Golden Chicken Fried Steak, accompanied by creamy country gravy. This dish features a tender steak, coated in seasoned batter and fried to perfection, then draped in a rich, velvety gravy. It's a soul-satisfying meal that promises to delight your taste buds and leave you feeling content.

Golden Chicken Fried Steak with Creamy Country Gravy

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • This recipe serves 4 people. 
  • Each serving includes one chicken fried steak with gravy.

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 620 kcal
  • Protein: 35 g
  • Carbohydrates: 40 g
  • Fat: 35 g
  • Saturated Fat: 15 g
  • Cholesterol: 120 mg
  • Sodium: 680 mg
  • Fiber: 1 g


  • Cube steaks: 4 (about 450 g or 1 lb total)
  • All-purpose flour: 120 g (1 cup)
  • Eggs: 2
  • Milk: 120 ml (1/2 cup)
  • Baking powder: 1 tsp
  • Garlic powder: 1 tsp
  • Paprika: 1 tsp
  • Salt and pepper: to taste
  • Vegetable oil: for frying
  • For the Gravy:
    • Butter: 30 g (2 tbsp)
    • All-purpose flour: 30 g (1/4 cup)
    • Milk: 480 ml (2 cups)
    • Salt and pepper: to taste

Method of Preparation

Prepare the Steaks

  • Mix flour, baking powder, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper in a shallow dish.
  • In another dish, whisk together eggs and milk.
  • Dredge each steak in the flour mixture, dip in the egg mixture, then dredge again in the flour.

Fry the Steaks

  • Heat oil in a large skillet. Fry the steaks over medium heat until golden brown, about 4 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels.

Make the Gravy

  • In the same skillet, melt butter. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute.
  • Gradually whisk in milk and cook until thickened. Season with salt and pepper.


  • Serve the steaks with the creamy country gravy on top.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Ensure the oil is hot enough before frying for a crispy coating.
  • For a thicker gravy, cook the roux longer before adding the milk.
  • Rest the fried steaks on a wire rack to keep them crispy.


Can I make this dish gluten-free?

Yes, use gluten-free flour for the batter and gravy.

How can I store leftovers?

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator and reheat gently.

Can I add any other seasonings to the batter?

Absolutely, feel free to add onion powder, cayenne pepper, or your favorite herbs.