Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes
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A great recipe to help you use up the leftover mashed potatoes. Adding some scallions, salt and black pepper enhances the flavor, frying them in pan gives the nice texture, and serving with some sour cream, chili sauce or salsa, and sauerkraut makes another delicious yet cost-effective meal.
|¼||teaspoon||black pepper||or to taste*|
|2||each||scallions, spring or green onions||chopped|
|1||x||peanut oil||or other vegetable oil, enough to fill pan 1/2-inch*|
In a large bowl, add milk, salt, pepper, chopped onion, beaten egg and flour, mix well.
Add mashed potatoes and stir until well combined.
Refrigerate for half an hour and then shape the mixture into patties, make about 16 patties.
Dip in the beaten egg, then roll through bread crumbs.
Fry each patty in shallow oil until brown on all sides.
Serve warm with any kind of your favorite dipping sauce.
Cook in small batches, giving each patty at least 2 inches of space around it to not overcrowd the pan, which prevents the patties from crumbling while frying.
First published: 2010-11-30 last updated: 2015-02-09