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Röstis

Röstis

Probably a swiss recipe originally, but also known in the French region of Franche-comté. This version is more sophisticated.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationCookingStart to finish
22 min.18 min.40 min.
Preservation:
Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
At what time?
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #1 Chop 2 shallots.
Stage 2
2 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #2 Melt 2 tablespoons goose fat in a frying pan.
Stage 3
3 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #3 Put in 1 kg 500 g cooked potato sliced, in a single layer.
Stage 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.
Stage 5
5 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #5 Put onto absorbant paper to remove the excess fat.

Repeat operation until all potatoes are cooked.
Stage 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.
Stage 7
1 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #7 Add 100 g small pieces of bacon.
Stage 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.
Stage 9
2 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #9 Put cooked potato slices back in the frying pan.
Stage 10
5 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #10 Mix well and reheat on medium heat.
Stage 11
1 min.
Röstis : Photo of step #11 Taste and adjust seasoning.
Stage 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).

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

My grandmother Solange.

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