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Fried Green Tomatoes

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Servings: 4
Author: [email protected]


  • 2-3 Large Green Tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups corn meal
  • 1 cup corn starch
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk or milk substitute
  • 1/2 cup -1 cup veg oil for frying


  • Slice tomatoes into about 1/4 inch thick slices.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium - medium high heat.
  • You will need 3 bowls. Bowl 1: Whisk together egg and milk. Bowl 2: Place Corn starch and salt & pepper if desired. Bowl 3: Place Corn Meal and chili powder. Stir together.
  • Take each tomato slice and coat with cornstarch. Then dip into egg wash. Then into the corn meal mix.
  • Place in hot oil and fry on each side 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oil and place on a paper towel lined plate or a baking rack to drain the excess oil.
  • Repeat the process with each slice of tomato.
  • Serve.