RM’s Potato Pancakes

(from kylerhea’s recipe box)

Source: Everyday Exotic

Categories: Potatoes, Side dish, try*this


  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup 2-percent milk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 5 cups cooked Yukon Gold chunky mashed potatoes, about 5 potatoes
  • 1 bunch green onions, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a bowl, beat the egg and 1/2 cup milk. Add the flour and mix well. Add the garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Add the other 1/2 cup milk and mix well. Add the cooked mashed potatoes and mix well. Add the green onion and incorporate into the mixture.

  3. Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Once the pan is hot, spoon the potato mixture into the pan forming 4 pancakes. Add the butter to the pan. Flatten the pancakes for even cooking, cook 4 minutes, then flip. Place the pan in the oven for 5 minutes, or until the potato pancakes are brown and cooked through.

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