Shredded Potato Cakes Recipe
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Shredded Potato Cakes Recipe

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Preparing traditional potato pancakes can be a time-consuming you'll really relish this recipe. By using frozen hash browns, these "spudtacular" hot-off-the-griddle pancakes are ready in a hurry!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 cups frozen shredded hash browns
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Vegetable oil

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 199 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 107mg cholesterol, 638mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.


  1. Place hash browns in a strainer and rinse with cold water until thawed. Drain thoroughly; transfer to a large bowl. Add onion, parsley, milk, eggs, flour and salt; mix well. In a skillet over medium heat, heat 1/4 in. of oil. Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls into hot oil. Fry until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Potato Pancakes in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 1996, p9

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lsmothers User ID: 1121161 43251
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2010

"My family loved these cakes.Would make again."

Grandmama7 User ID: 1278623 48726
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2009

"I love potato pancakes but never made them. This sounds great! Will try.


Aquarelle User ID: 985301 22935
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2008

"These are great! Instead of thawed hash browns I used a bag of "Simply Potatoes." I used green onions and dried parsley, but otherwise followed the recipe exactly. These are excellent topped with applesauce. My husband and my daughter loved them."

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