Spicy Tex-Mex Latkes For Hanukkah!

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Dec. 26, 2016

Crunchy, spicy Tex-Mex potato latkes with serrano chiles and cotija cheese. Even if you don't celebrate Hanukkah, latkes are a delicious, easy and cheap meal! I love latkes for breakfast or brunch any day. Latke recipe below!


Potatoes 2 Pound (starchy Russets are my preference)
Eggs 2
Finely chopped onion 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) (1 small yellow onion)
Cotija cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (crumbled or grated)
Jalapeno/Serrano 2 , minced
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , minced
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For deep frying,grapeseed, canola, corn, light olive oil)
Garnishes 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (For serving


Please watch the video for directions!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 155Calories from Fat 43

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.7%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 180 mg7.5%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet