Potato Latkes (Pancakes)

Recipe by Chef Elaine C.
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4-6
YIELD: 20 latkes
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel potatoes, apple, and onion.
  • Put them through a meat grinder, if you have one. Alternatively, grate them in food prcessor or blender.
  • Pour off some of the excess water from grated potatoes.
  • Beat eggs lightly in medium bowl and add grated potato mixture, salt, and matzo meal or flour.
  • Pour about 1" of oil in large skillet and heat until a few drops of water sizzle when they hit the oil.
  • Drop the mixture by tablespoons into the hot oil.
  • Brown latkes to golden color, then flip over and brown the other side.
  • Immediately remove to double or triple layer of paper towels to drain. Serve hot, with apple sauce and sour cream'.
  • If you can't serve at once, put in 190 deg. F oven. I put each batch in the oven as soon as they are drained, so that all are good and crisp. I also usually double or triple the recipe according to the number of people eating.
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