Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

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A popular southern food that is now enjoyed by many as a unique vegetable side dish. This is a great way to use up those green tomatoes that don't get a chance to ripen late in the season. See our How to Make Green Fried Tomatoes for a step-by-step guide.
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  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup yellow cornmeal
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • Oil, for frying
  • 4 green tomatoes, thickly sliced
Container: Frying pan
15 mins
15 mins
  • Preheat oven to 200° F.
  • Mix flour, corn meal, salt and pepper in a small bowl. In a separate bowl, beat egg and milk until combined.
  • Place a frying pan over medium heat. Add enough oil to the pan to cover the bottom 1/4" inch deep. (If using an electric frying pan, heat the oil to 350°F to 375°F.)
  • Dip sliced tomato into egg mixture covering both sides; then dip sliced tomato into flour mixture covering both sides.
  • Place prepared tomato into preheated frying pan. Cook each side of the tomato until golden brown and crusty. Keep fried tomatoes in preheated oven until ready to serve.
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"I couldn't wait for my tomatoes to ripen so I tried this recipe with some of my green tomatoes. My wife thought I was crazy but I think she liked them better than I did. I might have to make them again if my tomatoes don't start to ripen!"
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