1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup milk (yes, another one)
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cornmeal
1/2 cup bread crumbs
2 teaspoons coarse kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 quart vegetable oil for frying (mix in some bacon fat if you’re feeling kicky)
2. Mix together 1/2 cup milk and 1/2 cup soy sauce. Dump over tomato slices and let them marinate and soak up the awesome for 10 minutes.3. Whisk eggs and milk together in a medium-size bowl.
Scoop flour onto a plate. Mix cornmeal, bread crumbs and salt and pepper
on another plate. Dip tomatoes into flour to coat. Then dip the
tomatoes into milk and egg mixture. Dredge in breadcrumbs to completely
4. In a large skillet, pour vegetable oil (enough so
that there is 1/2 inch of oil in the pan) and heat over a medium heat.
Place tomatoes into the frying pan in batches of four or five, depending on
the size of your skillet. Don’t crowd the tomatoes, they shouldn’t be touching.
the other side. Drain them on paper towels.Despite how deliciously crispy they look – they won’t be. So if you bite into one and it’s mushy, fear not. You have not failed as a cook.
How do you serve them?
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