Chicken-Fried Steak & Gravy

September/October 2008, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008)

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Can you really make a chicken-fried steak that isn't loaded with saturated fat and salt? Absolutely. We skip the deep frying, but with rich country gravy as consolation, you won't miss it. Our pan-fried, crispy cube steak has less than one-third of the fat and about 80 percent less sodium.

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Chicken-Fried Steak & Gravy

18 Reviews for Chicken-Fried Steak & Gravy


When I get a yearning for down home cooking, this recipe fills the bill. I didn't have Half and Half on hand for the gravy, so I substituted low-fat buttermilk - all the taste and texture, less fat. Since I prefer chicken over beef, I think next time I will sub chicken filets or tenders for the cube steak. This was a BIG hit with my husband.


When I have a craving for comfort food this is what I make. It's great with mashed sweet potatoes or mashed potatoes


I really enjoyed making this "chicken fried steak" it was almost as good as the real one but I did have to tweak the gravy as the instructions for that didn't quite make sense to me. Anyway, it was pretty good.. I'll definetly be making this again :)


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