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Country Fried Hamburger with Gravy |

Chicken Fried Hamburger with Gravy

  • Author: Laura
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


  • Hamburger patties:
  • 1 1/2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • Breading:
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup yellow or white cornmeal
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 3/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • Gravy:
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 3/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  1. Mix the ingredients together for the hamburger patties. Divide ground beef into 6 equal pieces and flatten into 1/2-inch thick patties.
  2. In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, salt, baking powder, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper and cayenne pepper for the breading together.
  3. Add the buttermilk into a shallow bowl.
  4. Dip patties in breading mixture mixture, dip in buttermilk, and then dip a second time in the breading mixture making sure the the patties are coated well.
  5. Pour 1/2-inch of oil in a deep cast iron skillet (or another type of skillet). Heat oil to 350 degrees.
  6. Fry the patties in the oil, cooking for 3 to 4 minutes per side. Drain on plate lined with paper towels.
  7. To make gravy, pour excess oil out of the pan, leaving 1/3 cup of oil and the browned bits in the pan.
  8. Add flour and place cook over medium heat. Whisk for 1 minute. Whisk in milk, onion powder, salt and pepper. Cook until thick and bubbly. If you want the gravy thinner, add a little more milk. Makes 6 servings.
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