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Potato Pancakes

Potato Pancakes

Susan and I show you how to make beautiful Potato Pancakes with our unique recipe. This was a true favorite at Polonaise Restaurant!

Potato Pancakes | Placki Ziemniaczane


Yield: 6-8 servings
  • 2 lbs. (4-6 med-large) russet potatoes
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil, plus extra oil for frying
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons each chopped parsley and green onion


  1. Rinse potatoes in a pot, then add cold water to cover by about 1 inch. Cover, bring to a boil and simmer for 8-10 minutes. Carefully drain, cool 20 minutes and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Peel and shred potatoes, place in a large bowl.
  3. Mix remaining ingredients except for flour in a separate bowl. Add to the potatoes along with the flour. Stir gently to incorporate evenly.
  4. Fry the potato pancakes as shown in video. Serve with sour cream. Enjoy!

Happy Cooking!

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