Fried Green Tomatoes

Prep Time: ? minutes | Cook Time: ? minutes | Total Time: ? minutes | Yield: 4 appetizer servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 tsp salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper, or to taste
  • 8 (1/2 inch thick) slices all-green tomatoes (about 2 medium green tomatoes)
  • 6 TBSP vegetable oil
  • 24 medium shrimp (about 1/2 lb peeled, cooked and chilled)
  • 1 cup Remoulade Sauce, chilled
  • Garnish; mixed greens

Directions:

  1. Whisk together egg and buttermilk in a medium bowl.
  2. Combine cornmeal, salt and pepper in a shallow dish.
  3. Dip tomato slices in egg mixture, then coat with seasoned cornmeal.
  4. Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  5. Place tomato slices in pan in a single layer, and cook until golden brown on bottom, about 3 minutes more. Tomatoes hould be cooked through but not mushy. Place 2 tomato slices on each of 4 serving plates and top each slice with 3 shrimp. Spoon 1 1/2 TBSP Remoulade Sauce over each slice and garnish, if desired. Serve immediately.

Notes: Can also use crabmeat instead of shrimp.

Recipe Origin:  Tore out of a local magazine.

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