Mom's Awesome Potato Pancakes

Recipe by Karen..
READY IN: 35mins




  • Peel and grate potatoes and onion into a strainer sitting in a large bowl.
  • Wait about ten minutes, allowing liquid to drip into bowl.
  • Press out any additional liquid.
  • Discard liquid and put grated potatoes and onion into the large bowl.
  • Add remaining ingredients and mix gently until combined.
  • Fill a frying pan with about 1/4" of vegetable oil and heat over medium high heat.
  • Drop large spoonfuls of mixture into hot oil and press with back of spoon until flattened.
  • You can usually fit about 4 at a time in the pan.
  • When brown and crispy, turn over and brown other side.
  • Place on paper towel lined pan and keep in oven on high heat until done frying all of the pancakes.
  • Serve immediately while they are still nice and crispy.