Midday Fix: Potato Latkes

Dan Raskin

Manny’s Cafeteria and Delicatessen - 1141 S. Jefferson St. Chicago, IL 60607



Potato Pancakes-Latkes

 2 lbs. Russet potatoes

½ cup flour

¼ cup onion

1 large egg

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1/8 teaspoon salt

Vegetable oil

Grind potatoes and drain water. Grind onion. Mix together. Add remaining ingredients.

To fry, preferably use a cast iron pan filled 1” deep with vegetable oil. Heat oil to 350 degrees. Drop batter by tablespoon into the hot oil. Turn when edges are browning.