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5 from 1 vote

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.