Fried Green Tomatoes

  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 green tomatoes, cut into 1/3-inch slices
  • vegetable oil
  • salt to taste



Blend together egg and buttermilk.

Mix together 1/4 cup all-purpose flour, cornmeal, salt and pepper.

Dredge tomato slices in remaining 1/4 cup flour.

Dip in egg mixture.

Dredge in cornmeal mixture.

Add oil to a depth of  1/4 inch in a large skillet. 

Heat oil to 360 degrees

Cook tomatoes 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown.

Do not over overcrowd skillet.

Drain on a wire rack.

Salt hot tomatoes to taste.