This traditional Irish recipe is a great way to use leftover mashed potatoes!
Cooking time:30 min
This dish was extremely popular in Northwest Ireland prior to the great famine and is gaining popularity once again. It’s a great way to use leftover mashed potatoes! The Boxty could be pan fried, baked in a loaf, or boiled like a dumpling and modern versions may have different spices added to add an international flare!
- 1 cup raw, grated potatoes
- 1 cup leftover mashed potatoes
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 2 tsp salt
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1/4 cup milk
- Butter or oil for frying
- 1 cup clotted cream (optional)
- Frying pan Get our favorite non-stick fry pan – Buy our favorite frying pan
1. Place the grated raw potatoes in a clean cloth and twist to remove excess moisture.
2. Whisk together flour, salt, and baking powder.
3. Combine flour mixture into raw potatoes, mashed potatoes, and eggs.
4. Heat a heavy skillet over medium heat for shallow frying and add butter or oil.
5. Drop potato batter by the tablespoon into the hot pan.
6. Brown on both sides (about 4 minutes per side).
7. Butter each boxty and serve hot with clotted cream.