Fried Green Tomatoes
Fried green tomatoes are a southern delicacy. This recipe gives you tomatoes with a crunchy shell and juicy, tasty interior. You won't be disappointed.
- 5 Medium Green Tomatoes
- 1 cup All Purpose Flour
- 1 tbsp Fine Sea Salt
- 1 tbsp Onion Powder
- 1 tsp Ground Thyme
- 1/2 tbsp Garlic Powder
- 1/2 tbsp Creole Seasoning
- 1/2 tbsp Black Pepper
- 1 cup Corn Meal Not corn meal mix
- 1/2 cup Panko Bread Crumbs Seasoned or Unseasoned
- 1 cup Milk
- 1 Egg Yolk
- 1 cup Canola Oil For frying
- 1-2 tbsp Bacon Fat Optional
Slice tomatoes about a 1/4" thick discarding the ends. Lay out on a cutting board and lightly salt both sides and set aside.
Mix the all purpose flour with the spices.
Mix corn meal and bread crumbs together.
Mix milk and egg yolk together.
Start heating oil and bacon fat over medium heat.
Bread tomatoes by coating in seasoned flour, then milk and then cornmeal/breadcrumb mixture. Set aside on wax paper.
When oil is hot enough, fry on both sides until golden brown.
Place on rack, paper bag or towels to cool and remove excess oil.