Boxty (irish Potato Griddle Cakes)

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Total Time
20mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
5 mins

An old poem about this fried bread says: Boxty on the griddle, boxty in the pan, if you can't make boxty, you'll never get a man. Serve with a tart apple sauce: or as part of an Ulster Fry, with fried bacon, fried sausage, fried eggs, fried black pudding, fried bread, fried soda bread. Best fried in baking drippings.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Grate raw potatoes and mix with the cooked mashed potatoes.
  2. Add salt, pepper and flour.
  3. Beat egg and add to mixture with just enough milk to make a batter that will drop from a spoon.
  4. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto a hot griddle or frying pan.
  5. Cook over a moderate heat for 3-4 minutes on each side.