Fried Shoestring Potato Cakes

Fried Shoestring Potato Cakes

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  • 2

    large baking potatoes

  • ¼

    cup oil

  • ¾

    teaspoon salt


Heat the oven to 200 degrees. Peel the potatoes if desired, then grate them. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season the potatoes with salt. Drop them by spoonfuls into the hot oil, making a total of 8 cakes. Cook them until they're browned on the bottom, 2 to 3 minutes. Turn them over, and cook until they're browned and crispy, 2 to 3 minutes. Drain the cakes on paper towels. Keep them warm in the oven until serving. This recipe yields 4 servings. Each serving: 173 calories; 445 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 14 grams fat; 1 gram saturated fat; 12 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram protein; 0.86 gram fiber.


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