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 piece: 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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nelmax1 156192
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2014

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

Queenlalisa 156190
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2013

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

jumpersbrat 169270
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2011

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

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