SAN ANTONIO – We’re all Irish for a day on St. Patrick’s Day! How about trying a new Irish recipe while you’re at home? Even the kids will love this.
Irish boxty is essentially potato pancakes. According to the website Good Food Ireland, it’s a mix between potato cakes and potato bread. What’s not to love?
Check out the recipe below, shared by Jane McDaniel of the Irish Cultural Society of San Antonio. Sláinte!
• 8 ounces mashed potatoes
• 8 ounces grated raw potatoes
• 1 egg
• Pinch of salt
• 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
• 1 3/4 cups flour
Mix all ingredients in a large bowl. Heat a frying pan with oil or butter in it.
Fill the frying pan with the boxty mixture to a thickness of 1/2 inch of mix. Cook the boxty for about 5 minutes on each side until golden brown.
Eat straight from the pan with butter, crispy bacon or pure Irish honey.