Simple Fried Green Tomatoes
This classic dish only takes 25 minutes to prepare. Perfect as a starter to any classic southern dish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
- 1 Sheet Wax Paper
- 2 Large Eggs
- 2 Tbps Water
- 1 Cup All Purpose Flour
- 1 Cup Yellow Cornmeal
- 1 Pinch Sea Salt (to taste)
- 1 Pinch Black Pepper (to taste)
- 2 Pounds Green Tomatoes, Sliced
- 1 Cup Canola Oil, For Frying
Line a baking sheet with waxed paper.
Beat eggs and water in a shallow bowl. Place flour and cornmeal in 2 separate shallow bowls. Season cornmeal with salt and pepper.
Dip each tomato slice into flour, then dip into the egg mixture. Press tomato into cornmeal mixture, shaking off excess. Transfer tomato to a prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remaining tomato slices, arranging tomatoes in a single layer.
Heat about 1/4 inch canola oil in a large skillet over medium heat until oil begins to shimmer. Fry tomatoes in batches until golden and crisp, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Drain on paper towel-lined plates. Repeat with remaining tomatoes.