Potato latkes with smoked salmon

Potato latkes with smoked salmon
  • 4 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:30 Cooking
  • 0:45 Total Time


Add all
  • 3

    roasting potatoes

  • 2

    shallots, minced

  • 1

    large egg, beaten

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)


  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    vegetable oil

  • topping:

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    creme fraîche or sour cream

  • 1/4 lb
    (115 g)

    sliced smoked salmon

  • 1/2

    red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    capers, drained


Peel potatoes and grate coarsely.

Transfer to a colander and press to remove excess liquid.

In a bowl, blend potatoes with shallots, egg, flour, salt and pepper.

In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat.

Put a large spoonful of potato mixture in the skillet, spreading it into a pancake with the back of the spoon.

Cook 3 - 4 minutes per side.

Repeat with remaining mixture.

Transfer latkes to paper towels to blot excess fat.

Top latkes with crème fraîche or sour cream, smoked salmon, onion and capers.

Source: Metro