Will definitely make again. My dog, Cookie, catches the crumbs. What a great Father’s Day brunch! Your comments make my day. Add onions or optional spices as desired. I’m really glad you made them, Gael! Baley has published a series of books teaching how to live a frugal life with style and panache.
Thank you, Emily! If they are clean, you can try it! I always eat them with eggs in the morning. Thanks a lot for the recipe. Then I broke up the bacon into tiny pieces and added them into the mix with the other ingredients along with 1/2 red onion chopped, sea salt and cracked black pepper. Fill the mister with the oil (a mister is like a refillable spray bottle). Also, i made little hash brown patties rather than covering the whole pan. I added 1 tsp of cajun spice and reduced the salt to 1/4 tsp. Scrub the potatoes clean and grate them on a large-holed cheese grater (I left the skin on, but you can peel it first if you’d like). I’m sure with Russets this is great, though. Thank you, Christi! Made them for my Father’s Day brunch and my husband and I both loved them. Transfer the potatoes to a large mixing bowl. Thank you! Thanks Kate. Definitely worth the wait! Grape seed oil will not impart any additional flavor to the dish, and it has a high smoke point. I would like to try this for breakfast but am wondering if it’s possible to grate the potatoes the day before? Even though the flavour was not bad (I added some chilli powder) https://www.recipetineats.com/hash-brown-crust-quiche-lorraine

Grate the potatoes in a food processor … Ha – us too! I trust that you’ve developed an excellent recipe :), I hope you enjoyed the hash browns! I’ve tried so many recipes and yours is by far the best. Purchase hash browns at the supermarket and you’ll likely see the same three ingredients: potatoes, dextrose, and sodium acid pyrophosphate. Transfer the potatoes to a clean kitchen towel and spread them out. Grate the onion the same way you grated the potatoes, spreading it out on the kitchen towel and squeezing out the moisture. If you're looking for a way to reduce the oil, here's a trick. In a fine-mesh sieve, rinse the grated potato well until the water runs clear. Thank you for your comment, Kims! You may also make rosti with parboiled potatoes. And what a flavor. I tried this recipe with store bought hash potatoes, since we were close to our brunch time, and I didn’t have the time to grate a fresh potato. If it doesn’t sizzle, turn the heat up a little, wait a while, and repeat until the drop of water sizzles. I’m sorry to hear that, Kelly! I will be making these again. Delicious! Make sure all the liquid is gone. I was stupid to follow the ridiculous advice of frying something on “medium heat”. My husband is gonna be very happy.

Man…. Rinsing the grated potatoes and drying them well removes excess starch and helps the potato cook to irresistible, crispy perfection. I’m sorry this didn’t work perfectly for you, Rick! Any advices? I think I might like hash browns after all. If so, it sounds like maybe your potatoes just needed more time in the skillet to get crispy. I only used 2 potatoes … Copyright 2020, Modern Comfort Food, Clarkson Potter/Publishers, All Rights Reserved, breakfast, potato, comfort food, Easy, kid-friendly. Grate the potatoes on the coarse side of a box grater. Make sure that you don't have too much oil in the pan. Now we’re divorced and I’m lonely AF. Unbelievable. The hash browns were golden and crispy on the outside and creamy in the middle. I had not removed the moisture completely and yes you are right the pan was not hot enough for the potatoes to sizzle. I’m gonna make it bettern next time!!

Thank you for the tips. Thank you!!! I've never had success with hash browns and those were wonderful. If you have a cast iron pan, that works best here. You pictured, but didn’t mention, an iron skillet, which really holds and returns to its base heat better than about any skillet when you add the cool ingredients to the pan – that gets the crispy skin forming faster. They really turned out nice. Can you make a batch and freeze (before or after you cook the potatoes)? Cookie and Kate is a registered trademark of Cookie and Kate LLC. Drain the potatoes, and then place them potato on a clean tea towel or several paper towels. Sprinkle the pancakes with the salt and pepper and cook for 5 to 7 minutes. Most people won't think twice about serving basic cornbread when is on the table. To compensate I covered the pan with a lid to allow for some steaming to help with the cooking.
Mine didn’t turn out as well as the ones pictured! This is a great versatile recipe. Instead of spreading mine around the pan I made them a little thicker in egg rings – not as crispy and slightly longer to cook, but full of potato-y goodness inside. You can caramelize your onions and make your potatoes as crunchy or soft as you prefer. Make sure that you don't have too much oil in the pan. This recipe is definetly it! I make latkes a couple of times a year, which is plenty enough to justify picking up some cheesecloth (a couple of bucks at grocery stores) which is magic for squeezing out shredded potatoes! I used vegetable oil and medium heat and spices worked out great! Your best bet would probably be to store the grated potatoes in a bowl of water and drain/squeeze dry in the morning. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

Roast for about 10 minutes and then flip the hash browns around… The way to crispy hash browns for me is to use extra baked potatoes that I have refrigerated overnight (or longer) grate on a box grater peel and all, easy peasy! Crispy on the outside, firm and tasty on the inside. Here's a few ideas of playing around with an already excellent recipe. Great recipe! That was absolutely horrible. I have a sensitivity to white potatoes. The strange color rinses right out, at least for freshly grated potatoes. Hash browns are easy to make. Hi Kate. You might want to sprinkle some finely grated cheddar or harvarti cheese over the top... up to you, and your guests. Perfect with hot pepper sauce and ketchup! Finally made crispy hash browns for the first time. Add the grated potatoes to the boiling water and allow them to boil for three minutes.

They really do make the burritos come together. Another good tip is that the crispier you want them, the thinner you should make your layer of potatoes in the skillet, and just fry in a couple of batches. Highly recommended!!!

If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption. Next time, I think I will add my salt & pepper, plus some extra spices, to the shredded potato and egg/flour mixture, just to give it a more intense flavor. Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Soooo good. Heat the oil in a large 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. The addition of garlic and onion powders kicks it up a notch! Transfer potatoes to a plate lined with 2 layers of paper towels. Thank you!! They turned out great! Just grating? Sprinkled a little clubhouse veggie seasoning as well for a little oomph and they were grand! People winding up with gray, gloppy messes are likely trying to fry too many in one batch. Thanks, Jan! Keep the grated potatoes in the cold water until you are ready to blanch them. I grated some leftover baked potatoes, seasoned very similar to this recipe and ended up with some very crispy hashbrown since most of the moisture had already been baked out of them. Instead of using towel, I placed handful by handful into salad spinner and removed excess water. 1. i rinsed the grate potato just once not until all the starch is almost once. That would be super helpful! Have a great day! We actually were short some hash browns because my husband and I couldn’t stop snacking on them while we were preparing the other ingredients. Grate them just before you fry them. You’re welcome Jeff! Turned out great, even though I forgot to dry them with a paper towel before cooking. As an alternative to the tea-towel method, you can put 1 cup batches of the shredded potatoes in a potato ricer and simply squeeze the moisture out by pressing the plate down. I think that would work! However, I’ve been working on a breakfast burrito recipe on the request of several readers, and everyone has suggested including potatoes. Maybe you had hot spots in the pan, which could be due to your heat source or the pan itself. Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. The pan method can be a bit tricky. It’s important to choose a large enough pan so that the potatoes can cook in a thin layer.