Appetizer - Best fried green tomato recipe

Author: Caleb Dow  

Southern Fried Green Tomatoes are dredged in buttermilk then in a cornmeal flour mix, and fried to golden perfection in a skillet, deep fryer or air fryer! Slices of green tomato are tossed in buttermilk and fried in a flour and cornmeal batter to crunchy golden-brown perfection and then paired with the Southern favorite, “comeback sauce”.

Easy Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

Easy Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe
Fried green tomatoes are a classic appetizer, and now you can make them at home with this easy recipe.
Provided by: Christina Musgrave,Tasting Table Staff
Total time: 35 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 6 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 9
Ingredients:
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 4 large green tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 500 calories
  • Carbohydrate: 39 g carbohydrates
  • Cholesterol: 81 mg cholesterol
  • Fat: 35 g fat
  • Fiber: 3 g fiber
  • Protein: 10 g protein
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g saturated fat
  • Serving Size: 0 g
  • Sodium: 551 mg
  • Sugar: 7 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
How to cook:
  1. Combine 1 teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon of black pepper, 2 tablespoons of garlic powder, and 1 cup of breadcrumbs in a bowl. Stir and set aside.
  2. Pour 1 cup of flour into a shallow bowl or on a plate and set aside.
  3. Combine 3 eggs and ½ cup of buttermilk in a bowl. Dip the tomatoes in the flour, then the egg mixture, then the breadcrumbs. Repeat until all tomatoes are coated in the breadcrumb mixture.
  4. Heat 2 cups of vegetable oil in a large pot over medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add tomatoes in batches and cook 2 minutes per side. Repeat until all of the tomatoes are fried.
  5. Serve with a creamy sauce and enjoy.
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Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes
Take advantage of green tomato season.
Total time: 45 minutes
Prep time: 10 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: Southern
Number of ingredients: 7
Ingredients:
  • 4 medium green tomatoes (about 5 oz. each)
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 c. stone-ground yellow cornmeal (not coarse)
  • 1 tsp. sweet paprika
  • 1/2 c. vegetable oil
  • Remoulade, for serving
How to cook:
  1. Peel tomatoes and trim off ends, then cut into 1/4" slices. Arrange side by side on a sheet tray or large cutting board; season both sides with salt and pepper. Let sit 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place a wire rack in a sheet tray and line a large plate with paper towels. In a small shallow bowl, stir cornmeal and paprika to combine.
  3. Dip each tomato slice into cornmeal mixture until coated. Transfer to prepared rack.
  4. In a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil until shimmering. Add 2 to 3 tomato slices and cook until bottom sides are golden and crisp, about 3 minutes. Carefully flip and cook until second sides are golden, about 2 minutes more. Transfer to prepared plate; season with salt. Repeat with remaining tomatoes.
  5. Serve tomatoes with remoulade alongside.
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Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes
Southern Fried Green Tomatoes are dredged in buttermilk then in a cornmeal flour mix, and fried to golden perfection in a skillet, deep fryer or air fryer!
Provided by: Sue Moran
Total time: 20 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 12
Ingredients:
  • 3 large green tomatoes, or about 8 half-inch slices of firm green tomatoes
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, or more to taste
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • prepared horseradish, to taste. I used 2-3 teaspoons.
  • squeeze of lemon juice
Nutrition:
  • Serving Size: 2 slices
  • Calories: 225 kcal
How to cook:
  1. Thickly slice your tomatoes to make 8 slices, 1/2 inch thick each.
  2. pour buttermilk into a shallow bowl.
  3. In another shallow bowl whisk together the cornmeal, flour, baking soda, if using, cayenne, paprika, salt, and pepper to combine.
  4. Heat several inches of oil in a deep fryer or Dutch oven to 350F. If using a skillet, heat about 1/4 inch oil in a large skillet until shimmering. Note: if using a skillet you'll have to add more oil as necessary.
  5. Dunk the tomatoes in the buttermilk,
  6. Then dredge in the cornmeal mixture to coat well.
  7. Fry the slices, working in batches, until golden on one side, then flip and cook until golden on the other side. This should take about 2 minutes in the deep fryer, and perhaps a little longer in a skillet, depending on how hot your oil is.
  8. Drain the tomatoes on paper towels and serve hot, with your favorite hot sauce, or my horseradish dipping sauce.
  9. to make dipping sauce
  10. Blend the ingredients together with a fork and taste to adjust.
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Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe with Comeback Sauce

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe with Comeback Sauce
Slices of green tomato are tossed in buttermilk and fried in a flour and cornmeal batter to crunchy golden-brown perfection and then paired with the Southern favorite, “comeback sauce”.
Provided by: Kylie
Total time: 25 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: American,Southern
Number of ingredients: 18
Ingredients:
  • 4 medium green tomatoes
  • 1½ cups buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar-based hot sauce, (I use Crystal)
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • Kosher salt, (as needed)
  • Freshly ground black pepper, (as needed)
  • Vegetable oil, (as needed, for frying)
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 1 clove garlic, (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire
  • ½ teaspoon Creole mustard, (or spicy brown mustard)
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 898 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 106 g
  • Protein: 16 g
  • Fat: 46 g
  • Saturated Fat: 7 g
  • Trans Fat: 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 54 mg
  • Sodium: 1486 mg
  • Fiber: 7 g
  • Sugar: 11 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 37 g
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. For the fried green tomatoes:
  2. Cut the tomatoes into ¼” slices.
  3. In one large mixing bowl whisk together the buttermilk, egg and hot sauce. In another medium mixing bowl whisk together the cornmeal and flour then season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add the tomatoes to the buttermilk mixture and let sit for about 10 minutes.
  5. Add enough oil to a large cast iron skillet to fill 1” up the side of the pan. Heat the oil to 375ºF (190ºC).
  6. Working in batches, add tomatoes to the cornmeal batter and coat on both sides, pressing gently to adhere the cornmeal.
  7. Shake excess batter off the tomatoes and add to the skillet, frying until golden brown on both sides, about 3 to 4 minutes total.
  8. Remove to a paper towel lined plate to drain. Repeat with the remaining tomatoes until all have been fried.
  9. For the comeback sauce:
  10. In a small bowl whisk together the mayonnaise, sriracha, ketchup, oil, onion, garlic, Worcestershire, mustard and pepper until combined.
  11. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. This sauce can be made up to 2 weeks in advance.
  12. For serving:
  13. Serve the tomatoes hot with the sauce for dipping.
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