Fried Green Tomato Sliders

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Start with fried green tomatoes from your favorite meat 'n' three restaurant. Bake them on a baking sheet at 350° for 5 minutes or until warm and crispy. Add sweet-hot pickle chips to the bun with wooden picks for a fun garnish.

Yield:

Makes 12 servings

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 30 Minutes

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups shredded red cabbage
1 1/2 cups shredded napa cabbage
1 cup matchstick carrots
1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 to 3 tsp. Asian sriracha hot chili sauce
12 slider buns or dinner rolls, warmed and split
12 cooked bacon slices
12 fried green tomatoes

Preparation

1. Stir together first 6 ingredients and 1/4 cup cilantro in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Let stand 10 minutes.

2. Stir together mayonnaise, sriracha, and remaining 1/4 cup cilantro. Spread buns with mayonnaise mixture. Top bottom halves of buns with bacon, tomatoes, and cabbage mixture. Cover with top halves of buns, mayonnaise mixture sides down.

Note:

April 2012