Potato Latkes

AuthorTheGBYCategory, , DifficultyBeginner

Potato Latkes

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time20 mins

 2 Baking Potatoes, large
 1 Egg, extra large, whisked
 3 tbsp Flour, all purpose
 1 ¼ tsp Kosher Salt
 ¼ tsp Freshly Ground Pepper
 3 tbsp Butter, clarified

1

Peel the potatoes and grate them on a box grater. Wrap the grated potatoes in a kitchen towel and squeeze out as much liquid as possible. Combine the potatoes in a bowl with the egg, flour, salt and pepper. Mix well.

2

Melt the clarified butter in a large saute pan over medium heat. Place a tablespoon of the potato mixture into the sizzling butter and cook for 2 minutes. Turn the pancakes over and cook for another 2 minutes, or until crisp on the outside and golden brown. Serve the pancakes hot from the skillet.

Ingredients

 2 Baking Potatoes, large
 1 Egg, extra large, whisked
 3 tbsp Flour, all purpose
 1 ¼ tsp Kosher Salt
 ¼ tsp Freshly Ground Pepper
 3 tbsp Butter, clarified

Directions

1

Peel the potatoes and grate them on a box grater. Wrap the grated potatoes in a kitchen towel and squeeze out as much liquid as possible. Combine the potatoes in a bowl with the egg, flour, salt and pepper. Mix well.

2

Melt the clarified butter in a large saute pan over medium heat. Place a tablespoon of the potato mixture into the sizzling butter and cook for 2 minutes. Turn the pancakes over and cook for another 2 minutes, or until crisp on the outside and golden brown. Serve the pancakes hot from the skillet.

Potato Latkes

(Photography by: Mark Farinholt)

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