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White Gravy for Chicken Fried Steak

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4 to 6 Servings

Sauce Type:

White Sauce

About the Recipe

Get ready for a hearty comfort food classic; a deep-fried chicken fried steak recipe smothered with a homemade gravy. If you are looking for an easy rich and creamy gravy recipe, this ‘from scratch’ white gravy recipe will hit the spot. It is fully packed with flavor and takes a chicken fried steak over the top. Go ahead and try out this homemade southern country white gravy and let us know what you think.


Dredging Liquid:

  • 1.5 cups or 375ml Milk

  • 1 tbsp or 15ml Apple Cider Vinegar

  • 1 tbsp 15ml Tabasco Sauce (Hot Sauce)

  • 2 Eggs

Dredging Flour Mixture:

  • 1.5 cups or 230g Flour

  • 1/2 tsp or 5ml Paprika

  • 1/2 tsp or 5ml Onion Powder

  • 1/2 tsp or 5ml Garlic Powder

  • 1/2 tsp or 5ml Black Pepper

  • 1/2 tsp or 5ml Salt


White Gravy:

  • 4 tbsp or 50g of the Dredging Flour Mixture

  • 4 tbsp or 60ml Oil Used to Fry the Chicken Fried Steak

  • 3 cups or 750ml Milk

  • 1/2 cup or 125ml Heavy Cream

  • Black Pepper to Taste

  • Salt to Taste


1. Reserve 4 tbsp or 32g of the dredging flour to make the roux.

2. Fry up the chicken fried steak.  Once done take 4 tbsp or 75ml of the cooking oil and put it to the side.

3. To a sauce pan over medium heat add the cooking oil.  When hot add the flour, mix and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. 

4. Pour in the milk, add black pepper, stir and bring to a simmer and cook until thick then add heavy cream.  Mix and cook for 2 to 5 minutes or until thick.

5. Taste and add salt as needed.

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