Golden and crispy potato pancakes. So simple and perfect!

Yield: 8-10 Latkes


Prep time: 30 MinCook time: 10 MinTotal time: 40 Min


  • 1 pound Russet Potatoes (2 medium potatoes), grated
  • 1/4 Yellow Onion, grated
  • 3 TB AP Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Vegetable Oil, for frying


  1. Wrap grated potatoes in a cheese cloth or dish towel and wring out as much liquid as possible.
  2. Add potatoes to a mixing bowl along with flour, egg, onion, salt, and a few cracks of black pepper.
  3. Combine everything together.
  4. Heat about 1 inch of vegetable oil in a large skillet to 350F.
  5. Form patties from the potato mixture and place into the oil.
  6. Fry until dark golden brown on both sides. (about 3-4 minutes per side)
  7. Place fried latkes on a paper towel and finish with salt.
  8. Serve with sour cream or applesauce.
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