Crispy fried green tomato slices topped with a creamy shrimp Cajun sauce that's loaded with shrimp! This easy fried green tomato recipe is our family favorite and I think you'll love it, too. The sauce is what makes this recipe over the top delicious!
1teaspooncreole seasoning (for the green tomato slices) ADJUST TO TASTE
4medium green tomatoes, thickly sliced
oil for frying
1poundheadless shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails removed
1tablespoonliquid shrimp and crab boil
1tablespooncreole seasoning (for the sauce) ADJUST TO TASTE
1tablespoonhot sauce (optional)
Combine egg and milk; set aside. In a separate bowl, mix together corn meal, flour, salt, pepper, and 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning. Adjust the amount of Creole seasoning per your level of heat desired.
Dip tomato slices in egg mixture; dredge in corn meal mixture. Cover bottom of skillet with enough oil for frying (about ¼ to ½ inch). Cook on medium heat until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towel.
Make the sauce. Saute the shrimp in the butter and crab boil until pink. Remove shrimp from pan.
Add cream, 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning or per your level of heat desired, paprika, Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce (optional) to pan and reduce by half, stirring occasionally. Add shrimp to sauce and stir to mix well. Serve sauce on top of fried green tomatoes.
Store any leftovers in the refrigerator, tightly covered, for up to 2 days.