Potato Latkes I


  • 2 cups peeled and shredded potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion
  • 3eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • ½ cup peanut oil for frying
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Place the potatoes in a cheesecloth and wring, extracting as much moisture as possible.


  • Step 2

    In a medium bowl stir the potatoes, onion, eggs, flour and salt together.

  • Step 3

    In a large heavy-bottomed skillet over medium-high heat, heat the oil until hot. Place large spoonfuls of the potato mixture into the hot oil, pressing down on them to form 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick patties. Brown on one side, turn and brown on the other. Let drain on paper towels. Serve hot!

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