Röstis

Step by step recipe:

  1. 5 min.Röstis : Photo of step #1
    Chop 2 shallots.
  2. 2 min.Röstis : Photo of step #2
    Melt 2 tablespoons goose fat in a frying pan.
  3. 3 min.Röstis : Photo of step #3
    Put in 1 kg 500 g cooked potato sliced, in a single layer.
  4. 10 min.Röstis : Photo of step #4
    After 5 minutes turn over potato slices, and cook until golden brown.

    Don't salt at this stage, otherwise your potatoes will stick.
  5. 5 min.Röstis : Photo of step #5
    Put onto absorbant paper to remove the excess fat.

    Repeat operation until all potatoes are cooked.
  6. 2 min.Röstis : Photo of step #6
    Clean the frying pan, melt the remaining fat, add chopped shallots, salt and pepper, and cook 1 or 2 minutes.
  7. 1 min.Röstis : Photo of step #7
  8. 4 min.Röstis : Photo of step #8
    And cook for a further 3 or 4 minutes.

    Note: Everything so far can be prepared in advance (the day before or so). But what follows must be done at the last minute for a better and crusty result.
  9. 2 min.Röstis : Photo of step #9
    Put cooked potato slices back in the frying pan.
  10. 5 min.Röstis : Photo of step #10
    Mix well and reheat on medium heat.
  11. 1 min.Röstis : Photo of step #11
    Taste and adjust seasoning.
  12. Röstis : Photo of step #12
    It's ready !

    Serve piping hot, alone or with a good green salad.

Remarks:

In the swiss version, potatotes are grated rather than sliced (thanks to Nicole for this detail).

Source:

My grandmother Solange.

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