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Fried Green Tomato and Pimento Cheese Tower with Molasses Gastrique

For The Pimento Cheese:

2 oz cream cheese, softened to room temperature

1/4 C. mayo

2 tsp lemon juice

2 tsp hot sauce

1/2 tsp pepper

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp. sugar

1 tsp. whole grain mustard

1 T. worcestershire sauce

8 oz. shredded cheddar cheese

½ jar (small) chopped pimentos, drained well

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For The Fried Green Tomatoes:

1 Lb. green tomatoes, or tomatillo

3 eggs, beaten

2 C. panko

Oil for frying

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For the Molasses Gastrique:

½ C. molasses

1 T. bourbon

2 T. malt vinegar

1 T. tarragon, chopped

For the Pimento Cheese:

Combine all ingredients in a food processor and pulse to a creamy consistency. Chill before use.

For the Fried Green Tomato:

Heat the oil to 350 degrees. Slice the green tomatoes into 1/2” slices and dip in the egg and then the panko. Fry to a nice golden brown. Drain on paper towel lined plates. Season immediately with salt and pepper.

For the Molasses Gastrique:

Combine the molasses and bourbon in a small pan until warm. Add bourbon and tarragon. Season.

To Assemble, spread some pimento cheese on the fried green tomatoes and stack 2 or 3 layers high. Drizzle with the gastrique. For a little bit more of a substantial appetizer or small meal, add some low-country grilled shrimp!