These elevated Potato Pancakes with Smoked Salmon are crispy, gorgeous, and really gourmand. Impress visitors (or your self) with this scrumptious recipe.
Potato Pancakes, also referred to as latkes, are constituted of shredded potatoes and crisped to golden perfection. They’re the right canvas for an array of toppings, one in every of which is smoked salmon! I used to be graciously given this this recipe from my pals at Mission Hill Vineyard, following my attendance at a Vineyard Culinary Demonstration! I used to be so impressed with the simplicity and flavour that I managed to candy discuss Chef Patrick into sharing it with you. It is a simplified model of his lovely recipe, utilizing pre-made chilly smoked salmon to make it a bit simpler to pull-off at house.
The way to Make Potato Pancakes
I had all the time identified potato pancakes as needing flour or egg to bind it collectively; which in fact, is one method to make them. However, this recipe proved me unsuitable, and it occurs to take advantage of unbelievable gluten-free potato pancakes! The substances wanted for this potato pancake are:
- russet potatoes
Now, isn’t that straightforward?
Merely grate the potatoes and shallot and blend with salt. Let it sit, squeeze in a clear dish towel or cheese fabric to take away extra water. On medium-high warmth, add the oil and as soon as sizzling, drop in 1-2 tablespoons of the combination and pat right into a “pancake” form. Cook dinner on either side till golden brown and switch to a rack or plate lined with paper towel.
What to Serve on Potato Pancakes
Is there something higher than a fried potato? YES! A fried potato LOADED with epic toppings like:
- bitter cream
- cottage cheese
- smoked salmon
- caramelized onions
- cream cheese
- apple sauce (that is very conventional!)
- pickled purple onions
Serve these as an appetizer, at brunch rather than hashbrowns, or as you’d a dinner facet of potatoes.
Home made Pickled Purple Onions
The final touch (of most of my dishes) are these Pickled Purple Onions. There’s a jar in my fridge each week! They bring about the right acid and pop of flavour to this dish, and can preserve within the fridge for a couple of weeks, saved in an hermetic container.
Smoked Salmon Wine Pairing
Smoked salmon and bubbly are a match made in heaven. Two classically luxurious gadgets, bubbly and smoked salmon are like true finest pals; they steadiness one another out. I additionally by no means miss out on the chance to sip some Mission Hill Exhilaration Brut!! If you happen to haven’t tried this glowing rosé you’re critically lacking out.
Potato Pancakes with Smoked Salmon
These tasty Potato Pancakes with Smoked Salmon are crispy, smoky and really gourmand. Impress visitors (or your self) with this scrumptious recipe.
- 2 russet potatoes
- 1 shallot
- salt to style
- oil for frying
- 150 grams chilly smoked salmon
- bitter cream or plain Greek yogurt for garnish
- chopped chives for garnish
- recent dill for garnish
- Fast Pickled Purple Onions** for garnish
Peel the potatoes and grate together with the shallot. In a bowl, combine collectively the grated potatoes, shallot, and salt. Enable it to sit down for 10-Quarter-hour and squeeze by way of a clear dish towel or cheese fabric to take away any extra liquid.
Warmth roughly 1-inch of oil in a big skillet over medium-high warmth. Drop round 2 tablespoons of potato combination into the oil and utilizing the again of a spoon, pat right into a “pancake” form.
Fry till golden on either side, about 2 minutes per facet. Take away from the oil with a slotted steel spatula and place on a wire rack or a plate lined with paper towel.
To serve, high the pancakes with smoked salmon, bitter cream or Greek yogurt, chives, recent dill and pickled purple onions