The perfect potato pancakes get a crunchy update.
There's no denying that crisp, golden, lacy, and tangled latkes are our favorite way to enjoy potatoes, especially around the holidays. Who can resist one? They're unbelievable simple to prepare with rewarding results: just grate some potatoes and onions, mix them with egg and flour, slap them into patties, fry, and dig in.
We like this particular latke recipe because it stays true to our favorite flavors of the original latke, while giving it extra crunch. The panko coating amplifies the pan-fried crispness you want in a latke. And Yukon Golds have plenty of moisture and sugar so once they fried up, they toast handsomely on the edges, while at the center of the pancake, the potato strands remain silky and tender.
Enjoy these latkes any time of the year: for festive holidays, weeknight dinners, passed hors d'oeuvres (in bite-size form), or as anRead More »from Panko Latkes with Sour Cream and Chives