Boxty Potato Pancakes

Boxty Potato Pancakes


byRachel Gaffney


Rachel Gaffney is the Ambassador for the 'Real Ireland' and a Bespoke Irish Tour Curator
Prep Time

30 Minutes

Cooking Time

40 Minutes


1 - 2 People




  • 4 medium-sized potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 5oz / 140g Burren hot smoked Irish Organic salmon with honey, lemon & pepper or Burren cold-smoked Irish
  • Organic Salmon
  • 1 fresh lemon, cut into quarters
  • crème fraîche
  • fresh dill

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  1. Peel the potatoes and grate them using a mandolin or food processor.
  2. Squeeze the grated potatoes to get rid of the starch.
  3. In a large bowl add flour and milk and whisk together until fairly thick.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste, and mix the dough with the grated potatoes.
  5. In a cold frying pan add the butter and turn the heat to medium. Ladle the batter onto the pan until it covers it.
  6. Cook slowly for about 4 minutes on each side.


To Serve:


  1. When the pancakes are ready, add smoked salmon pieces, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and a little creme fraiche. Sprinkle some freshly chopped dill. Roll and serve.


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