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Spicy Oven Fried Green Tomatoes

Enjoy the flavors of the South blended with Latin flair in these Spicy Oven Fried Green Tomatoes. Bright green tomatoes are dipped in a mixture of paprika, cayenne, red pepper flakes, ancho chile and fresh cracked black pepper, and are baked to a crisp, golden perfection. 


Ingredients
1/2
cup
milk
1
tablespoon
white vinegar
1/2
cup
all-purpose flour
1/2
cup
corn meal
2
teaspoons
paprika
1
teaspoon
ancho chile powder
1
teaspoon
kosher salt
1
teaspoon
freshly ground black pepper
1/2
teaspoon
crushed red pepper flakes
1/2
teaspoon
cayenne
3
green tomatoes
2
tablespoons
Olive Oil
Directions
Preheat oven to 450F. Top a baking sheet with a wire rack and set aside.
In a small bowl combine milk and vinegar. Stir and set aside.
In another small bowl add flour, corn meal, paprika, ancho chile, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes and cayenne. Whisk ingredients until evenly distributed.
Slice tomatoes ¼-inch thick. One slice at a time, dip tomato in curdled milk, dip in flour, dip again in curdled milk and repeat in flour ensuring that the slice is evenly covered. Tap slice on side of bowl to remove any excess.
Place the coated tomatoes on the rack. Drizzle the tops of the tomatoes with olive oil and transfer to oven.
Bake tomatoes 10 minutes, flip, and cook for 20 minutes more.

The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
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