Fried Green Tomatoes,Tennessee Style

2
Rose Daly

By
@shapeweaver

Since I'm from Tennessee and since I love green tomatoes that's how the recipe got it's name. If you want to change the amounts of the seasonings, go right ahead. When turning over, use a pancake turner so coating won't come off. Submitted to "ZAAR" on August 5th, 2007.I also wanted to submit it here on June 2nd.2011

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1
    large green tomato,sliced into 6 even slices
  • 1/2 to 3/4 c
    of buttermilk,( if you don't have buttermilk,just add 1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice to the same amount of milk and let sit for 5 minutes
  • 1
    large egg
  • COATING MIX

  • 1/3 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour( can also use sel-rising
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    paprika

How to Make Fried Green Tomatoes,Tennessee Style

Step-by-Step

  1. In a medium bowl, add tomato slices and coat with buttermilk; chill for 20 minutes.
  2. While tomatoes are soaking, mix together coating ingredients in another medium size bowl.
  3. Remove tomatoes from buttermilk--do not throw away buttermilk.
  4. Coat each tomato slice in coating mixture; set aside.
  5. Now in remaining buttermilk mixture add egg; beat well,then return each coated tomato to buttermilk, making sure each side is well coated.
  6. Return to coating mix one more time coating both sides.
  7. In a medium size skillet over medium high, heat 1/4 cup vegetable oil till hot but not smoking,
    fry on both sides until coating is golden brown.

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About Fried Green Tomatoes,Tennessee Style

Course/Dish: Vegetables




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