Looking for perfect snack recipe for your green tomatoes? Try the classic homestead snack: fried green tomatoes! Let your taste buds tingle!
Who would have thought that a hard green tomato would yield such delicate, delicious flavor? Brimming with new, tangy flavors that are crisp on the outside and irresistibly delicious inside. Discover the secrets of how to perfectly make a fried green tomatoes!
Fried Green Tomatoes – Make this Classic Homestead Snack
Imagine Fried Green Tomatoes that are covered with cornmeal and bread crumbs, flawlessly fried to perfection, and served with cold ice tea. Fried green tomatoes are flavorful on greens or spread lettuce, or on toasted sandwiches with a couple of bacon strips. Let’s get started and enjoy this delicious recipe in your homestead!
What you’ll need :
- medium-size bowls
- large skillet
- 4 large green tomatoes
- 2 eggs
- ½ cup milk
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- ½ cup cornmeal
- ½ cup bread crumbs
- 2 teaspoons coarse kosher salt
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1-quart vegetable oil for frying
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Step 1 :
Slice tomatoes 1/2 inch thick. Discard the ends.
Step 2 :
Cracked 2 eggs into a medium bowl and whisk in ½ cup of milk. Set aside the eggs and milk mixture for a minute. Place 1 cup of flour in a bowl and set it aside too.
Step 3 :
In another bowl, place ½ cup of cornmeal, ½ cup bread crumbs and 2 teaspoons salt and ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper. Stir the mixture around so that it will be well mixed.
Step 4 :
Dip tomatoes into flour to coat. Then dip the tomatoes into milk and egg mixture. Dredge in breadcrumbs mixture to completely coat. Repeat the procedure with the remaining green tomatoes slices.
Step 5 :
In a large skillet, pour vegetable oil (enough so that there is 1/2 inch of oil in the pan) and heat over a medium heat.
Step 6 :
Place tomatoes into the large skillet in small batches, probably around 4-5, depending on the size of your skillet. Do not crowd the tomatoes, they should not touch each other.
Step 7 :
When the tomatoes are browned, flip and fry them on the other side. Drain them on paper towels. Continue to cook the rest of the tomatoes in batches, adding more oil if necessary.
Your Fried Green Tomatoes are now ready! Enjoy!
Let’s watch the video from Allrecipes on how to make these Fried Green Tomatoes:
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