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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:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
22 min.18 min.40 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
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Chop 2 shallots.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
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Melt 2 tablespoons goose fat in a frying pan.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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Put in 1 kg 500 g cooked potato sliced, in a single layer.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
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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.
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Put onto absorbant paper to remove the excess fat.

Repeat operation until all potatoes are cooked.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Clean the frying pan, melt the remaining fat, add chopped shallots, salt and pepper, and cook 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Stage 8 - 4 min.
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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.
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Put cooked potato slices back in the frying pan.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
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Mix well and reheat on medium heat.

Stage 11 - 1 min.
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Taste and adjust seasoning.

Stage 12
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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 or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

My grandmother Solange.

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