Crispy Potato Latkes


Two baking potatoes, peeled

1/2 Yellow onion

One egg

1/4 Cup breadcrumbs

1/2 tsp

1 tsp salt



  1. Using a box grater, great potatoes and onions.
  2. In a thin tea towel or cheese cloth, squeeze the excess water from the Potato and onion shreds.
  3. Drain the water and combine Potato, bread crumbs, egg, onion, baking soda and salt. Mix until combined
  4. Heat about 1 cup of canola oil in a cast iron skillet on high
  5. Using about 1/4 of a cup of potato mixture, Form small patties (Pressing mixture together with your hands)
  6. Place the patties in the hot oil and press them down with a spatula so that they’re nice and thin.
  7. Fry for 4 to 5 minutes a side then flip and fry for an additional 2 to 3 minutes to make them crispy.
  8. Drain on a paper towel and serve them with applesauce and or sour cream.