Röstis


Röstis
Probably a swiss recipe originally, but also known in the French region of Franche-comté. This version is more sophisticated.
206,3394.3/5 for 15 ratings
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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.
Röstis : Photo of step #1
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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,428 Kcal or 10,166 Kj40 gr294 gr122 gr
121 %15 %28 %18 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
142 Kcal or 595 Kj2 gr17 gr7 gr
7 %1 %2 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
607 Kcal or 2,541 Kj10 gr73 gr30 gr
30 %4 %7 %5 %
% 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.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked potatoCooked potato: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Crispy potato galette with leeks, Oven omelette, Potato galette, Chicken with spinach in a cream sauce , Baked salmon fillet, ... All
Small pieces of baconSmall pieces of bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Vol-au-vent, Aperitif rolls, Maroilles cheese quiche, Lumberjack turnovers, Crispy spinach rolls, ... All
Goose fatGoose fat: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pie, Chicken with rice and leeks, Seafood sauerkraut, Chicken pie, Hotpot my grandmother's way , ... All
ShallotShallot: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rosemary steamed fish, Hachis parmentier : meat with mashed potato and cheese, Red rice pannequets, Cauliflower curry, Béarnaise sauce, ... All

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