Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

From Southern Living Magazine.

Rating:
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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

How to Make Fried Green Tomatoes

Step-by-Step

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

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About Fried Green Tomatoes

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