Classic Potato Pancakes


2 ½ pounds Russet potatoes, or any starchy potato, peeled and grated very finely
1 yellow onion, grated very fine
2 large eggs
1 tsp salt
¼ cup all purpose flour
Oil for frying

How To Make Classic Potato Pancakes

After grating the potatoes, using a towel,

thoroughly wring out all the liquid from the

potatoes.Place the drained potatoes into a

large bowl with the grated onion, salt, eggs

and flour.Mix it thoroughly with your hands,

you want it to be somewhat tacky. Add a little

more flour if it is too sticky

Heat 3 tbsp oil in a skillet.Place ⅓ to ½ a cup

of mixture into the hot skillet.Fry for three to

five minutes on each side, until they are

golden.Briefly drain on paper towels

Serve immediately, while hot with

applesauce and a sprinkle of powdered

sugar, sour cream or even yogurt.These could

also be served with meat and a gravy, using

these as a side dish.


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