Buttermilk Marinated Fried Green Tomatoes

Ingredients

  • 4 green tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 cup butter milk
  • 1 cup corn flour(meal)
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbs chopped parsley, until
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper
  • Canola oil for frying

This southern classic is kicked up with spices and a dip in buttermilk. The best way to get green tomatoes is to either grow them yourself or at a farmers market. They are also available through online sources all year long.

Directions:

  • Slice the tomatoes into thick slices.
  • Place the cornmeal in a shallow dish and season with the cayenne, parsley, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  • Place the butter milk in a bowl and add the tomatoes, coating thoroughly and let soak for several minutes.
  • Toss theĀ  tomatoes in the cornmeal mixture and coat well.
  • Place the coated tomatoes in the refrigerator for 15 to 30 minutes.
  • Heat the canola oil in a saute pan (about 1 inch).
  • Fry the tomatoes in batches using medium to medium high heat for about 3 minutes on each side, until lightly golden.
  • Recipe may be doubled or tripled.

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