Simple potato pancakes

Simple potato pancakes

20 ratings

Claudia, banker


„Easy to make, tasty and crispy - these potato pancakes are my favorite side dish for the holidays!“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
10
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
500 g
potatoes (waxy)
2
onions
1 tsp
salt
¼ tsp
pepper
¼ tsp
nutmeg (ground)
2
eggs
180 g
all-purpose flour
vegetable oil for frying (approx. 150ml)
smoked salmon for serving
sour cream for serving
Metric
Imperial
  • 500 g potatoes (waxy)
  • 2  onions
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg (ground)
  • 2  eggs
  • 180 g all-purpose flour
  • vegetable oil for frying (approx. 150ml)
  • smoked salmon for serving
  • sour cream for serving

Utensils

  • frying pan
  • plate
  • vegetable peeler
  • rubber spatula (optional)
  • ice cream scoop (optional)
  • large bowl
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • paper towel
  • grater

Enjoy with

Cider, 2014
Sparkling Cider: the ideal companion for potato pancakes – especially when served with apple sauce. The perfect drinking temperature is 12°C/53°F.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
297
Protein
11g
Fat
4g
Carb
53g

Step 1/4

Peel onions and cut into fine cubes. Peel potatoes and grate using the large holes on a box grater. Transfer to a large bowl.
  • 2 onions
  • 500 potatoes
  • vegetable peeler
  • large bowl
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • grater

Peel onions and cut into fine cubes. Peel potatoes and grate using the large holes on a box grater. Transfer to a large bowl.

Step 2/4

Generously season potatoes with salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Then add in onions, eggs, and flour. Mix well until fully combined and sticky. Add extra flour if needed.
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 180 all-purpose flour
  • large bowl
  • rubber spatula

Generously season potatoes with salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Then add in onions, eggs, and flour. Mix well until fully combined and sticky. Add extra flour if needed.

Step 3/4

Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan.
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • frying pan

Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan.

Step 4/4

Working in batches, drop little mounds of potato mixture into the frying pan. Press lightly to flatten. Fry until golden, approx. 2 – 3 min. on each side. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to absorb extra oil. Serve with smoked salmon and sour cream.
  • smoked salmon for serving
  • sour cream for serving
  • frying pan
  • plate
  • ice cream scoop
  • paper towel

Working in batches, drop little mounds of potato mixture into the frying pan. Press lightly to flatten. Fry until golden, approx. 2 – 3 min. on each side. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to absorb extra oil. Serve with smoked salmon and sour cream.