Irish Potato Cakes With Sour Cream Sauce Recipe

Irish Potato Cakes With Sour Cream Sauce Recipe

Potato cakes make a wonderful starter or party appetizer. They also work well at brunch time.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    In mixing bowl, gently whisk together all sauce ingredients. Refrigerate. To make Irish Potato Cakes :
  2. Step 2

    In a medium saucepan cook potatoes in 2 inches boiling water, covered, 12 to 15 minutes or until tender.
  3. Step 3

    Drain, then shake potatoes over low heat 1 to 2 minutes to dry thoroughly. With an electric hand mixer or potato masher, mash potatoes until smooth.
  4. Step 4

    Beat in butter, milk, and garlic until blended. Season with salt and pepper. Allow potatoes to cool; mix in cheese and green onions.
  5. Step 5

    To form potato cakes, shape 1/2-cup portions of potato mixture into patties; coat on all sides with breadcrumbs. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheet and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  6. Step 6

    In a heavy nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add potato cakes and cook about 5 minutes, turning once, or until heated through and golden on both sides.
  7. Step 7

    Place on serving platter or 6 individual plates; top each potato cake with 1 tablespoon Sour Cream Sauce.