FRIED POTATO CAKES

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Fried Potato Cakes are always a good idea.

Fried Potato Cakes

We love fried potato cakes. I always use leftover mashed potatoes to make these little cakes.  They are great as appetizers with Honey Mustard Sauce or Salsa, for breakfast or just anytime.

Fried Potato Cakes

2 cups mashed potatoes
1 egg
1 small onion or several green onions, chopped
1/4 teaspoon black pepper (can use cayenne)
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup oil for frying
 
Mix all ingredients except the oil into the potatoes.  Make into patties.  Fry in hot oil until browned on both sides.  Makes about 12 patties.  Enjoy!
 
Note:  Can add chopped bacon or ham and shredded cheese.
 
Click for my recipe for Honey Mustard Sauce.
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Fried Potato Cakes

Fried potato cakes are so easy and perfect for an appetizer or for breakfast.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Fried Potato Cakes
Servings: 12 patties
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1 egg
  • 1 small onion or several green onions chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper can use cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup oil for frying

Instructions

  • Mix all ingredients except the oil into the potatoes. Make into patties. Fry in hot oil until browned on both sides.

Notes

Can add chopped bacon or ham and shredded cheese.

 
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