Country Fried Pork with Gravy

CountryFriedPork

Just like chicken fried steak, but with pork. This would be good served with biscuits and fried potatoes.

Country Fried Pork with Gravy

Ingredients:
Gravy

  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 Tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp dried sage leaves
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and pepper

Pork

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 6 Tbsp whole milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 pound cubed pork cutlets
  • 1 cup peanut or vegetable oil

Instructions:
Gravy:

  1. Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in flour, garlic, sage, and paprika.
  4. Cook, whisking constantly, until golden and fragrant, about 1 minute.
  5. Slowly whisk in broth and milk and bring to boil.
  6. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until thickened, about 10 minutes.
  7. Off heat, stir in Worcestershire sauce and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Cover and keep warm, stirring occasionally.

Pork:

  1. Combine flour, cornstarch, garlic powder, onion powder, 2 teaspoons pepper, 1 teaspoon salt, baking powder, and cayenne in bowl.
  2. Transfer 1 cup seasoned flour to gallon freezer bag.
  3. Whisk 6 tablespoons milk and eggs together in shallow dish.
  4. Add remaining seasoned flour to second shallow dish.
  5. Pat pork dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Place in gallon bag and shake to coat.
  7. Dip pork into egg mixture, and dredge in second flour mixture, pressing firmly to adhere.
  8. Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium heat until shimmering.
  9. Fry pork until deep golden brown and crisp.
  10. Serve with gravy (biscuits would be good here too).
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