Fried Green Tomatoes

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

Recipe from The Food Channel
Fried Green Tomatoes
SERVINGS
6
PREP TIME
15 mins
TOTAL TIME
45 mins
by 18  people
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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
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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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