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The BEST latke recipe for Hanukah

This is THE best latke recipe for Hanukah

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Get ready to celebrate with THE best, most delicious potato latke recipe. Try them out and let us know how they were! I N G R E D I E N T S 1 pound potatoes 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 to 3/4 cup olive oil Accompaniments: sour cream and applesauce

Cooks’ notes Latkes may be made up to 8 hours ahead. Reheat on a rack set over a baking sheet in a 350°F oven about 5 minutes. Grating the potatoes, soaking them briefly in water and then squeezing out the liquid (as we’ve done here) keeps the batter from turning brown too quickly. D I R E C T I O N SLatkes 1. Preheat oven to 250°F 2. Peel potatoes and coarsely grate by hand transferring to a large bowl of cold water as grated. 3. Soak potatoes 1 to 2 minutes after last batch is added to water, then drain well in a colander. 4. Spread grated potatoes and onion on a kitchen towel and roll up jelly-roll style. 5. Twist towel tightly to wring out as much liquid as possible. Transfer potato mixture to a bowl and stir in egg and salt. 6. Heat 1/4 cup oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking. 7. Working in batches of 4 latkes, spoon 2 tablespoons potato mixture per latke into skillet, spreading into 3-inch rounds with a fork. Reduce heat to moderate and cook until undersides are browned, about 5 minutes. 8. Turn latkes over and cook until undersides are browned, about 5 minutes more. Transfer to paper towels to drain and season with salt. Add more oil to skillet as needed. Keep latkes warm on a wire rack set in a shallow baking pan in oven. Find out more with our Hanukah Companion to download.
Nick Henderson
Nick Henderson
nick@livnot.org

Before making Aliyah from Scotland, Nick ran an international NGO called Youth End Poverty and worked with a number of non-profits and social change organisations, including the British Council, Oxfam and Save the Children. Nick was previously Social Media Manager / Alumni Relations Manager at Livnot. Now he lives in Jerusalem and is passionate about public health issues, and represents Israel at various international conferences on health policy.