Irish Boxty

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Racquel Sweeney

By
@racquelsweeney

This is a wonderful way to use up left over potatoes. This recipe from a good ol Co.Cavan woman my mother in-law, her mother would make these on a Saturday morning, on a cast iron griddle over a open hart fire . So while she was staying with us I decided to make for her as a surprise. she also told me that the old saying was "if you couldn't cook Boxy sure you'll never get a man"...so there you go all you single ladies lets get cooking..... ;0

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

  • 3
    freshly peeled+ grated raw potato
  • 3
    cooked,peeled ,smashed potato
  • 9 oz
    plain flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt + black cracked pepper
  • 3 oz
    butter melted
  • 1/2 c
    full fat milk
  • ·
    oil for frying

How to Make Irish Boxty

Step-by-Step

  1. The raw grated potato squeezed in paper towel to get rid of extra water. Mix the raw grated potato and mashed potatoes together. Sieve the flour, salt, baking powder to the potatoes ,add the black pepper with the melted butter. Add a little milk and stir to you have a dough. Knead gently on to a floured surface till the dough becomes smooth and crack free. pull the dough into 8 pieces, roll in to balls and flatten to make circular shapes make about 2cm in thickness.
  2. Cook on a oiled pan over gentle heat, until the boxty is a dark golden brown, turn over and cook other side. Serve with fried egg and some crispy bacon...
  3. NOTE = You can also add to the boxty mixture an chopped onion, raisins, grated cheddar cheese.

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About Irish Boxty

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Irish
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Diabetic
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #Boxty, #irishstyle




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