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Crispy Potato Pancakes

Russ Myers


These are just like your Grandma made! It is also a German favorite with homemade brauts and apple sauce

★★★★★ 2 votes
16 Pancakes
20 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


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4 c
freshly grated russet potatoes
eggs, beaten
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
grated onion
2 tsp
2 tsp
vegetable oil

How to Make Crispy Potato Pancakes


  • 1Pat potatoes completely dry with paper towels.

    In a large bowl, stir eggs and flour together until smooth. Add onion, salt and nutmeg. Stir in grated potatoes.
  • 2Heat 1/2- inch oil in a heavy skillet until almost smoking.

    Drop 1/4 cup portions (or 1/2 cup portions for larger pancakes) of potato batter into oil.

    Do not flatten.
  • 3Turn after 1 1/2 to 2 minutes. Flatten slightly and cook an additional 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.

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About Crispy Potato Pancakes

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Pancakes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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