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Latkes Hors D'oeuvres And Latkes With Eggs Benedict

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You don't have to be Jewish to love latkes. We made these savory potato pancakes sing. This is admittedly a labor intensive dish but you can make a bunch and the video shows how to serve it many different ways including: white and sweet potato/jalapeƱo latkes, eggs benedict using latkes and smoked salmon, and latke hor d'oeuvres using small potato pancakes with toppings. When you cook for yourself you can Save Money, Eat Healthier, Live Greener and Have Fun!
Ingredients
  Potatoes 3 , grated
  Onions 1 , grated
  Scallions 2 Tablespoon, chop
  Jalapenos 1 , chopped finely
  Sweet potatoes 2 , peeled and grated
  Matzo meal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 6 (Two Eggs have to be done Benedict style)
  Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Smoked salmon 4 Small, cooked (Salmon slices)
  Salmon caviar 2 Tablespoon
  Sour cream 4 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a bowl, add the sweet potatoes, scallions, jalapenos, 1/2 cup of matzo meal and 2 eggs and mix with hands.
2. Add more eggs and matzo meal for binding, if necessary
3. In a second bowl, add the grated potatoes, onions, 1/2 cup of matzo meal and 2 eggs and mix with hands.
4. Again, add more egg or matzo meal, if required.
5. Add a dash of salt and pepper to both bowls and mix.
6. Heat a pan with oil.
7. Make small flat pieces from the potato mix and place into the hot oil to fry.
8. Do the same with the sweet potato mix.
9. Turn the potatoes mix when they get brown on the edges and cook for 10 minutes.
10. Remove from the stove and place on a tissue to remove excess oil.

FINALIZING
11. For the 1st latke variation: Plate 2 latkes, top with smoked salmon and an egg benedict and garnish with pepper and chives.
12. For the 2nd latke variation: Plate 2 latkes, add a dollop of sour cream and some salmon caviar. Garnish with chives.

SERVING
13. Serve as a yummy appetizer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Crunchy
Equipment: 
Frying Pan
Ingredient: 
Potato
Restriction: 
Kosher
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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