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Potato pancakes

24 febrero, 2022

Potato pancakes

Potato pancakes, I firmly believe that this is one of those recipes that every family needs to have. This potato pancake recipe calls for only a few common ingredients, and I have never met a person who doesn’t like them. The kids are crazy about this! You can serve them with a little sour cream for breakfast or top them generously with this creamy mushroom sauce for a delicious vegetarian dinner.

Potato pancakes
Potato pancakes

why i love this recipe

I’ve made these potato pancakes probably over a thousand times in my life, and it’s always delicious. This recipe is:

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I recommend using russet potatoes in this recipe, because they work best, due to the high starch content. If you don’t have reds, you can use Yukon Gold or Katahdin. Check out this guide for each type of potato you need to know if you want to learn more.

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Traditionally, potatoes need to be grated, but today a food processor will do the same job, saving you time and energy. The choice is yours. 🙂

Can you make potato pancakes ahead of time?

Although the best way to enjoy these potato pancakes is straight from the pan, when they are fresh and crisp, you can successfully freeze them. Simply cook the potato pancakes and then let them cool completely.

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Once cool, arrange them in a single layer on a baking sheet and freeze for at least 2 hours or until hard.

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Transfer frozen pancakes to freezer storage bags. When ready to serve, preheat oven to 450 F. Arrange frozen latkes on baking sheets, in a single layer, and bake for about 15 minutes.

What is the difference between potato pancakes and latkes?

Potato latkes and potato pancakes are very similar. They are basically potato fritters fried in oil. Both latkes and pancakes use potatoes and eggs as main ingredients. However, latkes also include baking powder, matzah meal, and even milk.

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Potato pancakes generally do not include these ingredients. Potato pancakes can be made from raw and cooked mashed potatoes.

Potato pancake dipped in sour cream

This Easy Potato Pancakes recipe is one of the first recipes my mom taught me and I use it at least once a month. So you can trust me, they are super tasty! Now that I’ve convinced you to give this a try, there’s only one thing left to say: START COOKING!

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  1. If using a food processor: Peel and dice the potatoes and onion. Place the vegetables in the food processor and process for about 2 minutes, until the potatoes are «shredded» and there are no lumps.

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If you use a grater: peel the potatoes and onion and grate them.

Potato processing in food processor

2. Place the potato mixture in a fine strainer or kitchen towel and try to squeeze most of the liquid into a bowl.

Squeeze the liquid out of the potato pancakes.

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3. Discard the liquid. You will notice white powder at the bottom of the bowl after you pour out the liquid. It’s potato starch and it gives the pancakes texture, so you have to keep it.

the liquid from the potatoes in a bowl

4. Return the potato mixture to the bowl and add the egg, flour, with a little salt and pepper.

Add eggs, flour and spices to the mixture.

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5. Mix everything well.

Prepare the potato pancake mix.

6. Heat a little vegetable oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add a tablespoon of the potato mixture, spreading a little. Fry for about 2-3 minutes on each side, until the pancakes are crisp and golden.

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Fry potato pancakes in a little oil.

7. Place pancakes on a paper towel to absorb excess oil. Serve with sour cream, fresh salad, or easy mushroom sauce. TO ENJOY!!!

Potato pancakes with a bite

What to serve with potato pancakes

Traditionally, we (Ukrainians) serve it with sour cream on the side. Many people love to serve applesauce or yogurt with these pancakes.

Did you try this recipe?

Please let me know how you enjoyed it! Share your photos on Instagram with #cooktoria. I am always very happy to see your creations.

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Classic Potato Pancakes

Course: aperitif, brunch, lunch

Cuisine: Ukrainian

Keyword: potato pancakes recipe, potato pancakes

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Preparation time: 10 minutes.

Cooking time: 15 minutes.

Total time: 25 minutes

Servings: 4 servings

Calories: 379kcal

Ingredients

    4 large russet potatoes

    1 medium onion

    1 egg

    1/4 cup all-purpose flour

    salt pepper

    vegetable oil for frying

Instructions

    If using a food processor: Peel and dice the potatoes and onion. Place the vegetables in the food processor and process for about 2 minutes, until the potatoes look «shredded» and there are no lumps. If using a grater: Peel the potatoes and onion and grate.

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    Place the potato mixture in a fine strainer or kitchen towel and try to squeeze most of the liquid into a bowl. keto diet

    Discard the liquid. You will notice white powder at the bottom of the bowl after you pour out the liquid. It’s potato starch and it gives the pancakes texture, so you have to keep it.

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    Return the potato mixture to the bowl and add the egg, flour, with a little salt and pepper, and mix everything well.

    Heat a little vegetable oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add a tablespoon of the potato mixture, spreading a little. Fry for about 2-3 minutes on each side, until the pancakes are crisp and golden.

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    Place pancakes on a paper towel to absorb excess oil and ENJOY!

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