What to do with some of the green tomatoes you picked at the end of season that might still be hanging around your house? Coated with a crispy cornmeal and panko crumb mix these fried green tomatoes are the perfect treat to serve as a side dish or topped on a burger.
Fried Green Tomatoes
3 fresh green tomatoes, cut into 1/4 inch slices
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 large eggs, beaten with 1 tablespoon water
1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
1/2 cup panko crumbs
1/4 teaspoon paprika
oil for frying
Liberally season green tomato slices with salt and pepper on both sides. Place flour and egg mixture into two separate small bowls. Combine cornmeal, panko crumbs and paprika into another small bowl and whisk together. Begin by dipping each seasoned tomato slice into flour coating on both sides. Next add floured tomato slice to eggs coating on both sides. Lastly dip into cornmeal and crumb mixture and set aside finished slice on baking sheet. Repeat dredging process, starting with flour, until all slices are coated. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium high heat. Fry tomato slices on both sides until golden brown and drain on paper towels. Serve warm.
Recipe from ~ Grandbaby cakes