Quick Fried Green Tomatoes

Quick Fried Green Tomatoes
Servings: 6 Prep 15 mins Cook 12 mins


  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 firm green or underripe tomatoes (1-1/2 pounds)
  • Vegetable oil, for frying

Make It

1. Beat egg and milk in bowl. Combine flour, cornmeal, salt, paprika, cayenne and black pepper on waxed paper.

2. Core tomatoes; cut thin slice from top and bottom of tomatoes. Cut each tomato crosswise into 4 slices. Dip tomato slices first in egg, then in cornmeal mixture to coat.

3. Heat 1/4 inch oil in large nonstick skillet until hot. In batches, brown tomatoes on both sides, turning once, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Remove with slotted spatula to paper toweling to drain. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 202, Fat, total (g): 15, chol. (mg): , carb. (g): 15, pro. (g): 3, sodium (mg): 375, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.