These air fryer green tomatoes provide a crunchy texture with a juicy inside. You’re about to take a bite into the perfect summer snacking food you never knew you were missing!

You can use these fried green tomatoes in an air fryer for a nice snack or top them on an air fryer hamburger for some amplified summer flavor.


About Time 

  • Prep Time  15 mins
  • Cook Time  7 mins
  • Total Time  22 mins

  • Ingredients

    • 3-4 green tomatoes
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 cup flour
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/3 cup cornmeal
    • 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
    • 1/8 teaspoon paprika


    • pinch of cayenne pepper

    • Instructions

      1. Slice the green tomatoes into 1/4-inch slices and generously coat with salt. Let sit for at least 5 minutes.
      2. Set up a breading station by putting the flour in one bowl, egg (whisked) in the second bowl, and the cornmeal, breadcrumbs, paprika, and cayenne pepper in the third bowl.
      3. Pat green tomato slices dry with a paper towel.
      4. Preheat air fryer to 380 degrees.
      5. Dip each slice of tomato into the flour, then the egg, then finally the cornmeal mixture, making sure to coat the tomato slices fully.
      6. Place in the air fryer in a single layer and cook for 7-9 minutes, flipping and spritzing them with oil halfway through.
      7. Remove from the air fryer and serve with your choice of dipping sauce or let cool completely then freeze for up to 3 months.

        Amount Per Serving


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