Irish Boxty

1
Sue Stone

By
@Bayhill

Posted for Culinary Quest - Ireland

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4 (16 to 20 pancakes)
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 medium
    russet potatoes (1-lb.), peeled, divided
  • 2/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2/3 c
    buttermilk (low-fat)
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter

How to Make Irish Boxty

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut 1 potato into 1" chunks; place in a small saucepan and add cold water to cover by 2". Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; cook 14 to 18 minutes or until tender. Drain potato; return to saucepan and mash. Transfer to medium bowl.
  2. Shred remaining potato on large holes of box-type grater; add to bowl with mashed, cooked potato. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt until blended. Stir in buttermilk.
  3. Melt 1 Tablespoon butter in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Drop 4 slightly heaping tablespoonfuls of potato batter into skillet; flatten into 2-1/2" circles. Cook about 4 minutes per side or until golden and puffed. Remove to plate; cover and keep warm. Repeat with remaining butter and batter. Serve immediately.

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About Irish Boxty

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: UK/Ireland



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