Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

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Fried Green Tomatoes

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

From Southern Living Magazine.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 large
green tomatoes, 1/4-inch slices
1/4 c
sugar
3/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
pepper
3 Tbsp
bacon drippings
6 Tbsp
vegetable oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Layer green tomato slices in a small, deep dish, sprinkling each layer with sugar; let stand 1 hour.
2
Drain, reserving sugar liquid.
3
Combine all-purpose flour, salt, and pepper in a shallow dish; dredge tomato slices in mixture.
4
Heat 1 tablespoon bacon drippings and 2 tablespoons oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat until hot; add about one-third of tomato slices.
5
Cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until golden.
6
Drain on paper towels.
7
Repeat procedure twice with remaining tomato slices, bacon drippings, and oil.
8
Drain off pan drippings, reserving 1 tablespoon in skillet.
9
Stir reserved sugar liquid until sugar dissolves.
10
Add to reserved drippings in skillet; bring to a boil over medium heat.
11
Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until slightly thickened.
12
Drizzle over fried tomatoes; serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Sides
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American