Smashed Potato Cakes
Seasoned mashed potato patties lightly fried until golden brown. Crusty outside. Moist inside. Easy to make with a few ingredients. Recipe and photography by Beverly Davis for CornbreadMillionaire.com.
Servings Prep Time
10cakes 30 minutes
Cook Time
8minutes
Servings Prep Time
10cakes 30 minutes
Cook Time
8minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Combine coarsely crumbled potatoes, milk, egg, sifted flour, salt, black pepper, paprika (if using), green onions, and cheddar cheese in a medium sized bowl. Mix well. The mixture will be thin. Set aside.
  2. Drizzle olive oil or vegetable oil into a large skillet. On top of stove, warm over medium heat until oil sizzles. Avoid smoking hot.
  3. Use two heaping tablespoons of mixture to form a patty. Place in skillet with hot oil. SMASH (same as press) lightly with back of tablespoon to flatten.
  4. Fry 3 to 4 minutes over medium heat OR until golden brown. Flip and repeat. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Serve hot. Or, serve cool with (or without) topped with sour cream.