Fried Green Tomatoes


1 egg
1/4 cup water
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
5 green tomatoes, cored and cut into 1/4-inch slices (see Tip)
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup self-rising white cornmeal mix
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil


1.In a large bowl, combine egg, water, salt, and pepper; mix well. Add tomato slices in batches, turning to coat well.

2.In a shallow dish, combine flour and cornmeal mix; mix well. Dip each tomato slice in flour mixture, coating completely.

3.In a large skillet over high heat, heat oil until hot. Fry tomato slices in batches 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until golden. Drain on a paper towel-lined platter, then serve.