Chicken Fried Steak Gravy
 
 
From Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman
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Ingredients
  • ¼ cup of the grease from cooking the steaks
  • ⅓ cup flour
  • 1½ cup whole milk (or whatever milk you have in the fridge)
  • salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. After all meat is fried, pour off the grease into a heatproof bowl. Without cleaning the pan, return it to the stove over medium-low heat. Add ¼ cup grease back to the pan. Allow grease to heat up.
  2. Sprinkle ⅓ cup flour evenly over the grease. Using a whisk, mix flour with grease, creating a golden-brown paste. Keep cooking until it reaches a deep golden brown color. If paste seems more oily than pasty, sprinkle in another tablespoon of flour and whisk.
  3. Whisking constantly, pour in milk. Cook to thicken the gravy. Be prepared to add more milk if it becomes overly thick. Add salt and pepper and cook for 5 to 10 minutes, until gravy is smooth and thick. Be sure to taste to make sure gravy is sufficiently seasoned.
Recipe by This Week for Dinner at https://thisweekfordinner.com/chicken-fried-steak/