Fried Green Tomatoes
Recipe from The Food Channel

This hearty side dish features thick slices of fresh green tomatoes dipped into egg, flour and cornmeal mixture and pan fried until golden.


Fried Green Tomatoes

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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1   cup 
    vegetable oil for frying
  • 4   
    large green tomatoes, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 2   
    eggs
  • 1/2  cup 
    milk
  • 1   cup 
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4  cup 
    cornmeal
  • 1/2  cup 
    breadcrumbs
  • 2   teaspoons 
    kosher salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    black pepper
Directions
1.
In a heavy skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat.
2.
In a medium size bowl, whisk eggs and milk together.
3.
Scoop flour onto a plate.
4.
Combine cornmeal, breadcrumbs, salt and pepper and put on another plate.
5.
Dip the sliced tomatoes into flour and then into the milk and egg mixture. Dredge in breadcrumb mixture to completely coat both sides.
6.
Test the oil by adding a pinch of cornmeal and if it bubbles to the top it's ready.
7.
Carefully fry the tomato slices for 3 to 4 minutes each side.
8.
Remove and drain on paper towels.
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