Chicken Fried Steak
Chicken fried steak (also known as country fried steak) is an American breaded cutlet dish that may have originated with German and Austrian immigrants to Texas in the 19th century. It is a piece of beef steak (tenderized cubed steak) coated with seasoned flour and fried. It is associated with Southern U.S. cuisine. Its name is likely related to the dish being prepared similarly to fried chicken. It is typically served with mashed potatoes with both the steak and potatoes covered with white, cracked pepper gravy
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... Typically, in Texas and surrounding states, chicken fried steak is deep-fried in a pan and served with traditional peppered milk gravy ... The same dish is sometimes known as "country fried steak" in other parts of the United States, where it is subject to some regional variations ... Often there is a brown gravy, and occasionally the meat is either pan-fried with little oil, or simmered in the gravy ...
... Chicken fried steak is prepared by taking a thin cut of beefsteak and tenderizing it by pounding, cubing, or forking ... After this, the steak is fried in a skillet or, less commonly, deep-fried ... Restaurants often call the deep fried version chicken fried and the pan fried type country fried ...
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