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RECIPE: Fried Green Tomatoes

Posted: 3:17 PM, May 17, 2017
Updated: 2017-05-17 20:31:59Z

Executive chef at Ophelia’s Restaurant and Inn , Robert Sterns shows us how to make fried green tomatoes.
 

Fried Green Tomatoes

  • 3-4 medium sized green tomatoes sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 cups seasoned A/P flour
  • 6 eggs-whisked until completely mixed
  • 1 gallon vegetable oil for frying

Tomato Smoked Pablano Marmalade

  • 6 cups grape tomatoes
  • 2 quarts chicken stock
  • 2 tbs minced garlic
  • 2 tbs minced shallots
  • 3 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 poblano peppers smoked & diced
  • 1 sliced fresh jalepeno
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbs Italian seasoning

Preparation-
Take sliced green tomatoes and dredge in seasoned flour.  Add to egg mixture & then into panko breadcrumbs & corn meal.  Mix. Set aside. Heat oil in large stock pot, heat to 325 degrees.

In large saucepan combine grape tomatoes, pablano peppers, garlic, shallots, seasoning, brown sugar & chicken stock.  Cook on medium heat until reduced by half. Remove & cool.  Drop tomatoes in vegetable oil until golden brown & top with 1 teaspoon marmalade.  Add Bibb lettuce & bacon.