Sunday, November 9, 2014

Fried green tomatoes


Autumn has come and killed off all the garden plants. There were a few huge green tomatoes left when the plant gave in. This provided a perfect excuse to try some fried green tomatoes.

Ingredients
2 large green tomatoes
0.5 cup buttermilk
0.25 cup flour
0.25 cup cornmeal
salt
pepper
cayenne pepper
oil

Preparation
Slice the tomatoes to about 0.25-inch-thick slices.

Soak in buttermilk in a plastic bag. I prepared the buttermilk by mixing 0.5 cup milk with 0.5 tbsp lemon juice and waiting 10 minutes.


Meanwhile, mix the flour, cornmeal, some salt, pepper and cayenne in a bowl.


After the tomato slices soaked for 30-60 minutes, dip them in the cornmeal mixture.


Heat oil on medium-high until hot. Add dredged tomato slices to hot oil. Brown both sides and remove onto paper towels. Serve with remoulade sauce and some creole shrimp.

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