Mexican Potato Latkes (Pancakes)
(Makes 24-30 latkes)
4 large potatoes, scrubbed & unpeeled
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 medium onion, chopped
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1/2 c fresh coriander
1/4 tsp. pepper
oil (for frying)
Grate potatoes on the coarse side of grader into a bowl.
Add egg, onion, lemon juice, coriander, salt & pepper.
Mix well. Pour oil to about 1/4 inch depth into a large skillet.
Heat oil and drop the mixture by tablespoons into hot oil.
Fry over medium heat until nicely browned on both sides -- 4-to-5 minutes
on each side. Serve hot with Salsa on the side.
This is a
family recipe from our cousins in Mexico City.