Fried Green Tomato BLT with Orange Blossom Mayonnaise
Fried Green Tomatoes
2 cups peanut oil
1 green tomato
1/2 cup raw milk or buttermilk
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp kosher salt
1 tsp black pepper
In a small, tall pot, add the peanut oil over medium-high heat. Slice the green tomato thinly, about 1/8" thick.
the tomato slices into the milk, then into the flour. Add the tomatoes
two at a time to the oil and fry for 2 min until golden brown.
Remove from the oil with tongs and lay on a plate lined with a paper towel to dry until use.
Orange Blossom Mayonnaise
2 eggs yolks
3 tbsp orange juice, freshly squeezed
1/4 tsp kosher salt
1 cup very light extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup Tupelo honey
a large glass bowl, add the egg yolks, orange juice, and salt, stirring
well. Using a whisk, add the olive oil very slowly, just a few drops at
a time, whisking swiftly and only adding more oil when completely
incorporated. Once half the oil has been added, the oil can be added
more quickly, but not all at once. Lastly, pour in the honey and whisk
together. Taste before using to adjust seasonings to your palate
2 whole wheat rolls
4 tbsp orange blossom mayonnaise
8 pieces of arugula
6 fried green tomato slices
4 pieces bacon
the rolls in half and add 1 tbsp mayonnaise to each side. From the
bottom up, add per roll 4 pieces of arugula, 3 fried green tomatoes, and
2 pieces bacon. Serve warm if possible.