Fried Green Tomatoes with Spicy Remoulade Sauce

Slices of unripe tomatoes are coated in a flavorful cornmeal batter, fried to golden perfection, and served with a zesty homemade remoulade sauce that adds a spicy kick. Get ready to experience a taste of the South with this simple and satisfying dish that embodies the heart and soul of Alabama. Let’s dive into the step-by-step instructions for this classic Alabama-inspired recipe!


  • 4 large green tomatoes
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
For the Spicy Remoulade Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pickles or relish
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Slice the green tomatoes into 1/4-inch thick rounds.
  2. In a shallow dish, combine the cornmeal, all-purpose flour, paprika, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  3. Dip each tomato slice into the cornmeal mixture, pressing gently to coat both sides evenly.
  4. In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  5. Carefully place the coated tomato slices into the hot oil, ensuring they are not overcrowded. Fry for 2-3 minutes per side or until golden brown and crispy. Remove and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together all the ingredients for the spicy remoulade sauce – mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, hot sauce, chopped pickles or relish, minced garlic, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper. Adjust the seasoning to your taste.
  7. Serve the fried green tomatoes with a side of spicy remoulade sauce for dipping.
  8. Enjoy the tangy and crispy goodness of Authentic Alabama Fried Green Tomatoes, perfectly complemented by the flavorful and spicy remoulade sauce.

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