How To Make Potato Cakes?

Chef John from makes Potato Pancakes, one of his favorite potato preparations, which is super easy to make.

To make potato pancakes, you’ll need to drain your potatoes, rinse them, squeeze out all the water, add them to a bowl, mix in your egg mixture with a spatula, and then fry them in a heavy-duty skillet with a quarter-inch of oil.

You want to heat up your pan on medium high and add your pancake mixture, when it starts to shimmer add your potatoes and flatten them a little bit.

I like to cook my potatoes on medium heat for about five minutes per side and then turn them over and cook them for another five minutes. I like to top mine with smoked salmon, sour cream and dill.