Latkes with Lox

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min./batch


3 dozen

Updated: Sep. 14, 2023
Lox, a salty smoked salmon, is a year-round delicacy. This recipe, inspired by one from the Jewish Journal, uses lox as a topping. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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  • 2 cups finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and shredded
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 4 ounces lox
  • Optional: Sour cream and minced fresh chives


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients. Stir in eggs until blended. Add potatoes; toss to coat.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Drop batter by 1/4 cupfuls into oil; press lightly to flatten. Fry in batches until golden brown on both sides, using remaining oil as needed. Drain on paper towels. Serve with lox; top with sour cream and chives if desired.

Nutrition Facts

3 latkes with 1/3 ounce lox (calculated without sour cream and chives): 270 calories, 16g fat (2g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 610mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.