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Chises Fried Steak




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1 pound boneless beef top round steak,

cut ½ inch thick

¾ cup fine dry bread crumbs

1½ teaspoons snipped fresh basil or oregano or

½ teaspoon dried basil or oregano, crushed

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon black pepper

1 beaten egg

1 tablespoon milk

2 tablespoons cooking oil

1 small onion, sliced and separated into rings

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1⅓ cups milk


1. Trim fat from meat. Cut into 4 serving size pieces pieces. Place each piece of meat between 2 pieces of plastic wrap. Working from center to edges, pound meat lightly with the flat side of a meat mallet to ¼-inch thickness. Remove plastic wrap.

2. In a shallow dish or on waxed paper combine bread crumbs, basil, the ½ teaspoon salt, and the ¼ teaspoon pepper. In another shallow dish combine egg and the 1 tablespoon milk. Dip meat pieces into egg mixture, then coat with the bread crumb mixture.

3. In a 12-inch skillet cook meat, half at time, in hot oil over medium heat about 6 minutes or until brown, turning once. Add more oil, if neces-sary.) Return all meat to skillet. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook for 45 to 60 minutes more or until meat is tender. Transfer meat to a serving platter, reserving drippings in skillet.

Keep warm.

4. For gravy, cook onion in reserved drippings until tender but not brown. Add more oil, if nec-essary.) Stir in flour. Gradually stir in the 1⅓ cups milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly, Cook and stir for 1 minute more. If desired, season to taste with additional salt and pepper. Serve gravy with meat.

Nutrition Facts per serving: 351 cal., 13 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 108 mg choi., 578 mg sodium, 23 g carbo., 1 g fiber, 34 g pro.

Daily Values: 5% Vit. A, 3% vit. C, 17% calcium, 21% iron Exchanges: 1/ Starch, 4 Lean Meat




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