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.
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Peel 350 g potatoes and rinse.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Grate the potatoes fairly coarsly.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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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.
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Dry the potatoes on a tea towel.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Tip the potatoes into a bowl, salt and pepper, then add 1 egg.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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Mix well.

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

Stage 8 - 10 min.
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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.
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Fry the potato cakes...

Stage 10
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...until golden brown all over.

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

Stage 12
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...directly in the pan.

Stage 13
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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.
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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