Grated potato cakes

Grated potato cakes
These grated potato cakes (similar to hash browns, but without the onion) can be deep or pan fried. They are excellent with meat, but quite delicious on their own. Children love them.
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Last modified on: November 23th 2014

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For 6 potatos cakes, you will need:

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Stage 1 - 10 min.
Grated potato cakes
Peel 350 g potatoes and rinse.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Grated potato cakes
Grate the potatoes fairly coarsly.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Grated potato cakes
Transfer the grated potatoes to colander or strainer and rinse thoroughly (the water running through the potatoes should be clear).

Drain thoroughly.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Grated potato cakes
Dry the potatoes on a tea towel.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Grated potato cakes
Tip the potatoes into a bowl, salt and pepper, then add 1 Egg.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
Grated potato cakes
Mix well.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Grated potato cakes
Add 1 tablespoon flour and mix again.

Stage 8 - 10 min.
Grated potato cakes
Shape the potato cakes to the size you prefer, but do not pack them too tightly.

It is best to use a dessert ring about 8 cm (3 inches) in diameter to keep the cake neat and round.

I advise you to make all the cakes on a baking sheet and to freeze uncooked any you will not be using immediately.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
Grated potato cakes
Fry the potato cakes...

Stage 10
Grated potato cakes
...until golden brown all over.

Stage 11
Grated potato cakes
They can also be pan fried: place the dessert ring in the oiled pan and shape the potato cakes...

Stage 12
Grated potato cakes
...directly in the pan.

Stage 13
Grated potato cakes
Fry until browned on both sides.
It is really important to rinse the potatoes thoroughly after grating to remove the starch which would otherwise make the cakes stick during cooking.
Should be eaten straight after cooking.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
450 Kcal or 1,884 Kj15 gr84 gr6 gr
23 %6 %8 %1 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
106 Kcal or 444 Kj4 gr20 gr1 gr
5 %1 %2 %<1 %
Per potato cakes
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
75 Kcal or 314 Kj3 gr14 gr1 gr
4 %1 %1 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Egg, Gluten
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 potatos cakes : 0.52 €
  • Per potato cakes : 0.09 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Potato purée , Chicken breasts with tarragon, Potato and broccoli gratin, Gratin Dauphinois, Minestrone, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Croque-monsieur complet, Potato Waffles with Smoked Salmon, Nanou's apple and almond cake, Plain cake, Crab Cakes, ... All
FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Escalope cordon bleu, Spinach and Comté Loaf, Pitta bread, Flamiche, Aperitif rolls, ... All
SaltSalt: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Tender tuna, Chinese Soup, Celeriac soup with mustard, Spinach brik parcels, Fish terrine with spinach and tomatoes, ... All
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