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potato latkes

My kid makes killer potato latkes


  • Author: Chef Sizzle-snap
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes each
  • Total Time: about an hour
  • Yield: 8-10 servings

Ingredients

Latkes:

  • 6 medium sized potatoes
  • ¾ cups of high heat cooking oil
  • 4 medium sized eggs
  • 1 cup of panko breadcrumbs
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • ½ large onion

Toppings:

  • Flaky salt
  • Applesauce
  • Sour cream or Yogurt
  • Honey

Kitchen appliances:

  • Several bowls
  • Grater
  • Large cloth towel
  • Frying pan
  • Metal spatula

Instructions

Prep:

  1. Peel the Potatoes.
  2. Grate the potatoes and onion into a medium sized bowl.
  3. Wrap the grated potatoes inside a large cloth towel and squeeze all the juice out.
  4. Let the potato juice sit for 6 minutes.
  5. Pour out the juice but leave the film of starch on the bottom.
  6. Add 4 medium sized eggs to the bowl with the starch and mix them together.
  7. Combine egg mixture with grated potatoes and onions.
  8. Mix in 1 cup of panko breadcrumbs.
  9. Add salt & pepper to taste.
  10. Form the latkes into patties by pressing them between your palms.

Cooking:

  1. Add ¾ cup coconut or cold-pressed grapeseed oil to a pan on high heat.
  2. Wait about 3 minutes till the oil is about 350 degrees.
  3. Place as many latkes as will fit in the pan (3-4).
  4. Turn the heat down to medium high.
  5. Fry the latkes for 4 minutes.
  6. Flip the latkes.
  7. Fry for another 4 minutes.
  8. once golden brown on both sides, remove from pan and place on a baking sheet lined with paper towels. Skip this step if you like them dripping with oil!

Toppings

  • a pinch of flaky salt to taste
  • a dollop of applesauce
  • a dollop of sour cream
  • a dollop of yogurt and a drizzle  of honey