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Crispy Potato Pancakes Recipe

Crispy Potato Pancakes Recipe

Here's a potato pancake that doesn't take much time to make and is just right for two people. Weekends become our time to relax and enjoy life, and this is one of our favorite treats. -Nancy Salinas, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Canola oil


  • 1. Finely grate potatoes; drain any liquid. Place potatoes in a large bowl. Add egg, onion, flour, salt, pepper and garlic powder; mix well.
  • 2. In a large skillet, heat 1/8 in. of oil over medium heat. Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls; press lightly to flatten. Fry until golden brown on both sides. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 pancakes equals 187 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 106 mg cholesterol, 627 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Reviews for Crispy Potato Pancakes

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Reviewed Oct. 5, 2014

"Tasty and easy."

Reviewed Feb. 3, 2013

"i love potato pancakes, the problem is the recipes are so large. this on is just perfect. It cooks up nice and crisp and I don't have to make a ton of pancakes. It's perfect for just two people. It's is good good, I'm going to make it again and again."

Reviewed Jun. 12, 2010

"quick and easy. Lots of compliments."

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