Crispy Potato Fritters Recipe

Learn how to make delicious and crispy potato fritters with this easy recipe. These golden brown fritters are perfect for a snack or a side dish.


  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • Optional: chopped fresh herbs (parsley, chives) for garnish


  1. Place the grated potatoes in a clean kitchen towel and squeeze out as much moisture as possible.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the squeezed potatoes, chopped onion, minced garlic, flour, beaten egg, salt, and black pepper. Mix until well combined.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  4. Take a spoonful of the potato mixture and gently flatten it into a patty shape.
  5. Carefully place the patties into the hot oil, making sure not to overcrowd the pan.
  6. Fry the fritters for about 3-4 minutes on each side, or until they are golden brown and crispy.
  7. Once done, remove the fritters from the oil and place them on a plate lined with paper towels to drain any excess oil.
  8. Serve the potato fritters hot, garnished with chopped fresh herbs if desired. Enjoy!

These potato fritters are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, making them a delightful snack or side dish for any occasion.

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