Best fried green tomatoes recipe


  1. 4 Large green tomatoes
  2. 2 tsp Sea salt
  3. 1 C Shawnee Best All-Purpose Flour
  4. 1 C Shawnee Best Yellow Cornmeal
  5. 1/2 tsp Smoked paprika
  6. 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  7. 2 T Heavy cream
  8. 2 Eggs
  9. 1/4 tsp Iodized salt
  10. 1/4 tsp White pepper
  11. 3/4 tsp Panko
  12. 3 C Vegetable oil

40 minutes

This Fried Green Tomatoes recipe is a classic one for southern down home country taste. The crispy breading adds a savory crunch in each bite. Pair it with remoulade sauce or ranch dipping sauce.



  1. After washing green tomatoes use a sharp knife to cut into ¼ inch slices.
  2. Place a paper towel on a baking sheet pan (or countertop), then spread out slices of green tomatoes. 
  3. Sprinkle sea salt on both sides of the green tomato, then add a top layer of paper towels.
  4. Let the green tomatoes rest for 30-40 minutes to absorb the excess water 
  5. In first medium-sized bowl, combine 1C Shawnee Best All-Purpose Flour, ½ tsp smoked paprika, and ½ tsp garlic powder .
  6. Use a second medium-sized bowl to whisk heavy cream, eggs, ¼ tsp iodized salt, and ¼ tsp white pepper.
  7. Take a large plate and mix 1 C Shawnee Best Yellow Cornmeal and ¾ tsp panko.
  8. Begin to press green tomatoes in the first medium bowl and coat fully. 
  9. Next, carefully drop into egg mixture from the second medium-sized bowl.
  10. Lastly, press firmly onto panko and cornmeal mixture. 
  11. Heat 3 C vegetable oil to 350° in a frying pan 
  12. Place 4-5 green tomatoes in at one time, taking care to not overlap the tomatoes 
  13. Fry each side for 3 minutes until golden brown.
  14. Repeat until all green tomatoes are golden to perfection.

Prep Time 40 minutes

Cook Time 10 minutes