Fried Green Tomatoes

Grandmother always said it was best to place fried green tomatoes on a brown paper bag to keep the tomatoes from being greasy.
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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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4 cups self-rising flour

1 cup fine cracker meal

1/3 cup sugar

1/4 cup salt

1 tablespoon ground black pepper

2 large eggs

4 cups whole milk

6 to 7 large green tomatoes


  1. Combine all dry ingredients in large mixing bowl. Mix and sift at least twice before starting.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine eggs and milk to make egg wash mixture.
  3. Slice firm green tomatoes about a 1/2-inch thick. Put tomatoes in egg wash making sure tomatoes are coated well. Dredge tomatoes in dry batter coating well.
  4. Fry tomatoes in frying pan, medium high in vegetable oil until golden brown.