Gaspesian-Style Potato Pancakes
From: Paulette, Saint-Leonard, Quebec, Canada
Comments: Excellent served along with grilled meat or as a hearthy breakfast.
Servings: 6
IngredientsPreparation
  • 2 cups [500 mL] grated potatoes
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon [5 mL] salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon [2.5 mL] pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon [1 mL] nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup + 5 teaspoons [60 g] flour
  • 1/4 cup [60 mL] minced onion
  • 2 ounces [60 g] lean salt pork dices
  • Well dry grated potatoes into a clean cloth; transfer into a bowl.
  • Mix in eggs, salt, pepper, nutmeg, flour and minced onion.
  • Thoroughly mix.
  • Into a frypan, melt salt pork dices.
  • Pour in 1/4 cup [60 mL] batter.
  • Cook over low heat until pancake is golden brown and crusty on both sides, flipping pancake over once.
  • Repeat with remaining batter.
  • To help prevent burning pancakes, just brown pancakes, on both sides, into a frypan; transfer pancakes into a preheated 400F [200C] oven, for 10 minutes.