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a child in Nebraska, several times a week my mother would
give me 50 cents and send me to the butcher shop for round
steak (or pork cutlets.) This is how she cooked them.
round steak into pieces.
One-half cup of flour
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of pepper
down a sheet of wax paper, dust with seasoned flour. Lay a
piece of meat on the flour, cover the top with seasoned flour
and using a small jar at an angle such as a mustard or olive
jar, pound the flour into the meat with the jar edge. Turn
the meat over, sprinkle a little more flour on top and pound.
Repeat several times until the meat is beaten thin.
Put oil in fry pan and bring the heat just higher than medium.
When the oil is hot, lay the floured meat in. After a couple
of minutes, turn.
you see the juices begin to come out, remove from the pan,
drain on a paper napkin and serve. Very good with mashed potatoes,
gravy and fresh vegetable.
pork cutlets, use any cut of lean pork, slice about 1/2 inch
thick. Prepare and cook the same as round steak.
can also prepare chicken breasts the same way. With chicken,
add lemon juice and capers. It is excellent.