Bricin's Boxty

Melanie B


I took a trip to Ireland November 2011. I picked up this cookbook called A taste of Killarney, compiled by Jane Bergin. This recipe is from Bricin's, chef Paddy McGuire.

1/3 recipe made 8 nice sized pancakes.


★★★★★ 3 votes

20 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


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3 lb
1 large
salt and pepper
3 oz

How to Make Bricin's Boxty


  • 1Grate potatoes, place in a large piece of muslin and squeeze dry (don't squeeze potatoes too dry.)
  • 2Chop onion very fine, add to potatoes and mix well.
  • 3Beat the eggs and add the seasonings. Mix well through the 'spuds'.
  • 4Turn the griddle to 300F or heat a heavy frying pan. Using melted butter, grease the pan and drop in a little of the mix to make a tester and check for seasonings.
  • 5To make a full boxty, drop in a good spoonful and pat gently using the back of the spoon until the mix resembles a pancake. Cook gently on each side for at least 3 minutes or until golden brown and tender.
  • 6Chefs note:
    Boxty can be served with almost anything. As an accompaniment to a main meal or filled with fish, meat or vegetables and sauce. The Germans make a bosti that is very similar and serve it with pureed apple that is quite delicious.

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About Bricin's Boxty

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Irish
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #potato, #Irish, #pancake

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