Potato Pancakes I


  • 4 large potatoes
  • 1yellow onion
  • 1egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups vegetable oil for frying
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Finely grate potatoes with onion into a large bowl.Drain off any excess liquid.


  • Step 2

    Mix in egg, salt, and black pepper.Add enough flour to make mixture thick, about 2 to 4 tablespoons all together.

  • Step 3

    Turn oven to low, about 200 degrees F (95 degrees C).

  • Step 4

    Heat 1/4 inch oil in the bottom of a heavy skillet over medium high heat.Drop two or three 1/4 cup mounds into hot oil, and flatten to make 1/2 inch thick pancakes.Fry, turning once, until golden brown.Transfer to paper towel lined plates to drain, and keep warm in low oven until serving time.Repeat until all potato mixture is used.

  • Editor's Note:

    We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

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