Fried Green Tomatoes
Fried green tomatoes are one of those foods you have to try to satisfy curiosity. They are Southern specialty and if you happen to be in any of the Southern states you must give them a try, you won’t be disappointed. Crunchy on the outside with soft, almost melt in your mouth middle. Just make sure to buy really green, unripe tomatoes since they are firmer and won’t get mushy while frying.
4 green tomatoes
1 cup cornmeal
1/4 cup milk or buttermilk
1/2 Tbsp garlic powder
1 tsp black pepper
Oil for frying
Slice tomatoes about 1/2 in width. Arrange them on a baking sheet, sprinkle with salt and let rest for 15 min so they can get rid of some juices.
Pour milk or buttermilk to a bowl. In another bowl mix together cornmeal, garlic powder and pepper.
Dip each tomato slice in milk and cornmeal mixture until fully covered.
Fry in skillet on both sides until golden brown.
Serve with ranch or spicy mayo.