What you will want:
A big pan (I used a forged iron pan)*
four packed cups shredded uncooked potato (from 2 massive potatoes–I used the yukon gold selection)
1/2 tbsp salt
2 1/2 tbsp canola oil or impartial cooking oil of selection
Marinara sauce, for dipping (recipe beneath)
Recent basil, for garnishing
Wash the entire potatoes effectively. Shred them, together with the pores and skin, then season with salt. No want to clean the shredded potatoes.
Squeeze out any extra liquid from the potatoes.
In a forged iron skillet or pan, warmth three tbsp of oil. As soon as sizzling, add within the shredded potatoes. Unfold out evenly and press all the way down to compress it effectively. The thickness of your pancake will rely upon the dimensions of your pan. I used this forged iron pan.*
Go away to prepare dinner over medium warmth for 9-10 minutes or till golden brown and crisp. Do not rush the cooking course of because you additionally want the potatoes to prepare dinner by way of and launch their starches. (Notice: By cooking it on actually excessive warmth, you threat having a extremely crisp exterior however uncooked inside.)
Utilizing a spatula, be sure that the perimeters and backside haven’t caught to the pan. If they’ve, rigorously separate the pancake from the pan utilizing the flat spatula. Earlier than flipping it, place a plate on high of the pancake. Maintain the plate and flip the pan over. This will likely require the assistance of one other particular person particularly for those who’re utilizing a heavy forged iron pan!
Prepare dinner the opposite facet till golden brown and crisp.
Slice up and revel in along with your favorite marinara sauce or as is!