The Deen Bros. Lighter Chicken Fried Steak

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By Bobby and Jamie Deen

Lighter Chicken Fried Steak

264 Fewer Calories
31 g Less Fat

Ingredients:
2 egg whites, lightly beaten
1/4 cup fat-free milk
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon Paula Deen House Seasoning
4 teaspoons vegetable oil
4 (4-ounce) lean cubed round steaks
6 scallions, thinly sliced
3/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

Directions:
Whisk together the egg whites and 2 tablespoons of milk in a shallow dish or pie plate. Combine 1/2 cup of the flour and 1/2 teaspoon of House Seasoning on a sheet of wax paper. Dip the steaks, one at a time, into the egg whites, then into the flour mixture.

Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the steaks and cook until browned, about 3 minutes per side; transfer to a platter and keep warm.

To make the gravy, add the remaining 2 teaspoons of oil to the skillet over medium-high heat. Add the scallions and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 2 minutes. Stir in the remaining 1 tablespoon of flour; cook 1 minute. Whisk in the broth, the remaining 2 tablespoons of milk , and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon of House Seasoning and bring to a simmer. Cook, stirring, until the gravy bubbles and thickens, about 2 minutes. Divide the steaks among 4 plates and serve with the gravy.

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Difficulty:  easy

Per Serving (1 piece steak with 1/4 cup gravy): 290 Cal; 33 g Protein; 10 g Tot Fat; 2 g Sat Fat; 6 g Mono Fat; 16 g Carb; 1 g Fiber; 0 g Sugar; 61 mg Calcium; 4 mg Iron; 1729 mg Sodium; 63 mg Cholesterol

Original recipe courtesy Paula Deen: Chicken Fried Steak
Lightened Up recipe courtesy of The Deen Brothers and the Paula Deen Test Kitchen

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Paula, I love watching you and your family. I miss seeing your show, I watched you everyday. My son lives in Charleston S.C. He took me to the Lady & Sons to eat. Oh my goodness! People are always telling me that I look just like the cooking lady Paula Deen. I always tell them that you are my hero. May God Bless You Mary Ann
Mary Ann Tharp in A Summer of Burgers on August 15, 2014 at 10:48 pm

Add a few spoonfuls of parmesan cheese to the flour and cornmeal breading and it kicks the tomatoes up another notch. Bev
in Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes on August 15, 2014 at 10:33 am

I just bought Paula's Peach Salad Dressing and wondered if anyone has a good recipe that they use it in?
Melissa in Taste Testing 101 on August 13, 2014 at 8:36 am

Congrats Bobby. Loved the family picture miss you Paula on TV will be watching online. Jack is getting big. Looks like his mom but Matt aka moose has your face. Your eyes cheeks hair even falls to his face like yours except to the left. Good luck on your next venture. You give us other 60+ yr women strength to move on. Keep up the good work.
Carol Bryant in Love at Last on August 11, 2014 at 6:12 pm