Fried green tomatoes and jalapeno petals

Chef Bob is in the kitchen preparing fried green tomatoes and jalapeno petals...

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Fried Green Tomatoes & Jalapeno Petals

Chef Bob

3 green tomatoes (cut in 1/16ths, seeds fileted)

2 jalapeno peppers (cut in 1/4ths, seeds fileted)

1 c. corn meal

1/2 c. whole wheat flour

salt & pepper

1 c. buttermilk

1 qt or 4 c. oil, heated to 350 degrees

Place tomato & jalapeno petals in buttermilk.  Blend corn meal & wheat flour w/ salt & pepper.  Dredge petals in corn meal flour mixture.  Fry in hot oil 2-3 minutes.  Drain on coffee filters or paper towels.


1/2 c. sour cream

1/2 onion, finely diced

1/2 green tomato, finely diced

salt, pepper, Mrs. Dash

squeeze of lemon

Stir all ingredients until thoroughly mixed