Panko Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe
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Panko Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

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Panko bread crumbs have a coarser texture than ordinary bread crumbs, which you can also use to coat the tomatoes. However, the panko crumbs will give them a uniquely light and crispy texture. —Jacquelynne Stine, Las Vegas, Nevada
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups panko (Japanese) bread crumbs
  • 5 medium green tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Salt

Nutritional Facts

3 pieces: 227 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 127mg cholesterol, 126mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein.


  1. In three separate shallow bowls, place the flour, eggs and bread crumbs. Dip tomatoes in flour, then in eggs; coat with bread crumbs.
  2. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry tomatoes, a few at a time, for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with salt. Serve immediately. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Fried Green Tomatoes in Taste of Home

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JANENOV46 User ID: 3295323 268151
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2017

"Thank you so much for this, my hubs brought home some green tomatoes for me to fry. I am a Yankee and frankly this is something my mom never did. These were delicious and with ranch dressing just a do again."

Lynda User ID: 9102742 263192
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2017

"Help how do you fry them? I need details. Mine were terrible."

nelmax1 User ID: 7848003 156192
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2014

"These are the best fried green tomatoes I have every had"

Queenlalisa User ID: 15400 156190
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2013

"I love fried green tomatoes and these are GREAT!"

jumpersbrat User ID: 5500081 169270
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2011

"this is a simple an very easy recipe and tasted great"

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