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Crispy Potato Pancakes with a Twist: Savory Boxty Delight


About the Dish:

Boxty is a traditional Irish potato pancake that is made with a combination of grated raw potatoes and mashed cooked potatoes. It is typically served as a side dish or for breakfast. Boxty has a crispy exterior and a fluffy interior, making it a delicious and satisfying dish.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 380mg
Total Carbohydrates 40g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 5g


Ingredient Quantity
Raw Potatoes 2 cups, grated
Cooked Potatoes 1 cup, mashed
All-Purpose Flour 1 cup
Milk 1/2 cup
Egg 1
Salt 1/2 teaspoon
Butter 2 tablespoons
Vegetable Oil for frying

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: In a large bowl, combine the grated raw potatoes, mashed cooked potatoes, flour, milk, egg, and salt. Mix until well combined.
  • Step 2: Heat a large skillet over medium heat and melt 1 tablespoon of butter. Scoop about 1/4 cup of the potato mixture onto the skillet and flatten it into a pancake shape. Cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, until golden brown and crispy. Repeat with the remaining potato mixture, adding more butter and oil to the skillet as needed.
  • Step 3: Serve the boxty pancakes hot with your choice of toppings, such as sour cream, chives, or smoked salmon.

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