Russian Potato Pancakes

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READY IN: 36mins
Recipe by Lizzie Rodriquez


Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 lbs potatoes, peeled grated and squeezed dry- 4 to 5 medium
  • 12 lemon, juice of
  • 1 onion
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 12 tablespoons matzo meal
  • 34 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon pepper
  • vegetable oil, for frying


  1. In large bowl toss potatoes with lemon juice.
  2. Grate onion; squeeze out liquid and discard. Add grated onion to bowl with potatoes.
  3. Mix in remaining ingredients except oil.
  4. Heat 1/2 inch oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Portion 1/4-cup measures of potato mixture into hot oil, spacing apart. Cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes on each side, turning once. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Keep hot on baking sheet in 325 degree oven. Repeat with remaining potato mixture, adding oil to skillet, as needed. Serve with applesauce, if desired.

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