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Low Carb Country Fried Steak

Course Dinner
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 @4oz each
Calories 255kcal
Author Brenda Bennett | Sugar-Free Mom

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Beef Bottom Round steak
  • 1 cup Unflavored Whey Protein Powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth optional for gravy
  • ½ cup heavy cream optional for gravy

Instructions

  • Slice beef into ½ inch thick slices. Flatten by pounding with a meat mallet to ¼ inch thickness. Set aside.
  • Whisk the next 7 dry ingredients together in a shallow bowl. Set aside.
  • Heat coconut oil in a large skillet, medium high heat. 
  • Once oil is melted, dredge 1 piece of beef into protein powder mixture then into beaten eggs and again into protein powder. Place into skillet and continue process with 3 more pieces. Don't overcrowd pan.
  • Cook about 5-6 minutes on each side until golden brown. This will be medium (some pink in center). Cook longer for medium well. Remove to wire rack and continue with the rest.
  • To Make Gravy: Once done cooking beef, add chicken broth to deglaze skillet, bring to a boil. Pour in heavy cream and continue to cook until it thickens, about 10-15 minutes.  

Notes

Net Carbs: 1g

Nutrition

Serving: 4ounces | Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 304mg | Potassium: 88mg | Vitamin A: 180IU | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 0.3mg