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Potato Latkes

You can keep cooked latkes warm in a 250 degrees oven until ready to serve.

  • prep: 45 mins
    total time: 45 mins
  • yield: Makes about 20
Photography: Johnny Miller

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • Coarse salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup potato starch
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup vegetable oil

Cook's Note

Toppings

Honey Pomegranate
Drizzle latkes with honey and sprinkle with pomegranate seeds.

Creme Fraiche with Pear and Cinnamon
Top latkes with creme fraiche, very thinly sliced pear, and cinnamon.

Beet and Salmon with Horseradish
Mix 2 parts Greek yogurt with 1 part prepared horseradish; season with salt and pepper. Top latkes with yogurt mixture, sliced roasted beets, smoked salmon, and fresh chives.

Directions

  1. Step 1

    On the large holes of a box grater or with a food processor, grate potatoes and onion. Toss with 1 1/2 teaspoons salt. In 2 batches, pile potato mixture on a clean dish towel and squeeze out excess liquid. Transfer to a bowl and mix in eggs, potato starch, and baking powder.

  2. Step 2

    In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium (a bit of potato mixture should sizzle when added). In batches, carefully drop 2 tablespoons potato mixture into oil for each latke, pressing to flatten. Cook until crisp and golden, about 4 minutes per side, adjusting heat as needed. Drain on paper towels and serve warm with desired toppings.

Source
Everyday Food, December 2012

Reviews (4)

  • 11 Dec, 2012

    I found the print button in the gray bar at the top, you need to scroll down a bit. Then I found the printer icon at the top left before I scrolled. So there are two ways to print. Looks like a major over haul has been done, and it has been difficult to figure out the new ways to do things.

  • 7 Dec, 2012

    Come on, fix your site, can't print anything and I think someone should review your site to see these problems. Where do you get potato starch????

  • 6 Dec, 2012

    Would like to be able to print recipe - too bad this function hasn't worked in weeks.

  • 6 Dec, 2012

    Still cannot print recipes/