South City Kitchen’s Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

South City Kitchen Midtown is celebrating its 20th anniversary in April. Bring a taste of the sophisticated southern restaurant into your own home with their recipe for Fried Green Tomatoes and Red Pepper Coulis.

Fried Green Tomatoes

fried green tomatoesIngredients:
• 4 green tomatoes sliced into ¼ in slices
• 1 lb goat cheese
• 1 cup flour for dusting
• 6 eggs whisked
• 2 cup bread crumbs
• salt and pepper
• oil for frying

Season green tomato slices generously with salt and pepper. Place about one tablespoon of the goat cheese on the tomato slices with a spoon.

One at a time, dust with flour, dip in egg and coat with bread crumbs. Deep fry at 375 °F and deep fry until golden brown.

Red Pepper Coulis

• 6 sweet red peppers
• 1 large onion
• 6 cloves garlic
• 6 fresh basil leaves
• 1 cup tomato juice
•  ½ cup white wine
•  ¼ cup sugar
• salt and pepper to taste

Cut onion and peppers into one inch pieces and smash garlic with the side of a knife. Sweat onions, peppers and garlic until translucent. Add sugar and stir. Add white wine and reduce by half. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 20 minutes. Puree in food processor and strain. Season with salt and pepper.

photo provided by South City Kitchen Midtown