Keto Fried Green Tomatoes topped with a crab avocado salsa

Keto Fried Green Tomatoes

These Keto Fried Green Tomatoes are topped with a delicious Old Bay spiced crab and avocado salad for one delicious summer appetizer.
5 from 1 vote
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30-minute, keto, low carb, southern
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 3
Calories: 673kcal


  • 2 green tomatoes cut into 1/2″ slices (6 slices, 210g)
  • 2 tablespoons 18g coconut flour
  • 3/4 cup 65g parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil for frying

Crab Salad:

  • 8 ounces crab meat
  • 1 roma tomato seeded and diced (85g)
  • 1 avocado diced (122g)
  • 2 tablespoons 30g red onion, minced
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Old Bay
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1/4 cup 35g capers, drained


  • On a medium plate mix together the coconut flour, Parmesan, paprika, garlic powder, cayenne, and pepper. In a small bowl whisk the egg.
  • Heat the oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Dip a slice of the tomato through the egg then dredge through the flour mixture. Fry for 2-3 minutes per side until crispy and golden. Repeat with remaining slices of tomato then fry capers for 1 minute until they start to pop and are crisp. Drain both tomatoes and capers on a paper towel-lined plate.
  • For the crab salad mix together the remaining ingredients except for the capers in a small bowl. Chill until ready to serve.
  • To serve, top the fried green tomatoes with the crab salad and fried capers.


Nutrition Facts
Keto Fried Green Tomatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 673 Calories from Fat 504
% Daily Value*
Fat 56g86%
Saturated Fat 30g188%
Cholesterol 115mg38%
Sodium 1166mg51%
Potassium 762mg22%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 1543IU31%
Vitamin C 35mg42%
Calcium 352mg35%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.