Fandom

Recipes Wiki

Potato and Sage Fritters

42,412pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Comments0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Description Edit

Recipe courtesy Michael Chiarello

Ingredients Edit

Sponge Edit

Fritters Edit

Directions Edit

Sponge Edit

  1. In a small bowl, combine the water, flour and yeast.
  2. Mix well and set aside in a warm place until yeasty-smelling and covered in very small bubbles, about 45 minutes.

Fritters Edit

  1. In a medium saucepan, cover the potatoes with cold water.
  2. Bring the water to a boil over high heat, add 1 tablespoon of sea salt.
  3. Reduce the heat to a simmer, and cook until the potatoes are tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
  4. Drain and mash the potatoes with a fork.
  5. Allow them to cool.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together the eggs and olive oil until thoroughly combined.
  7. In a bowl, combine cooled potatoes with the sponge, flour, sage, lemon zest, pepper, and 2 teaspoons of salt.
  8. Mix to evenly distribute the ingredients.
  9. Add the egg mixture to potato mixture, and stir until thoroughly combined.
  10. Use a rubber spatula to scrape down the sides of the bowl.
  11. You should have a thick, sticky batter.
  12. Add a bit more flour, if needed.
  13. Cover the bowl with a towel and set aside in a warm place to rise until doubled in size, for 1½ to 2 hours.
  14. Heat the oil in a deep-fryer to 375°F.
  15. Scoop 1 tablespoon of the risen batter at a time, and use another spoon to scrape it into the hot oil. Don't crowd the fryer.
  16. Fry fritters until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes, turning them over occasionally.
  17. Drain the fritters on paper towels to absorb any excess oil.
  18. Sprinkle with sat and serve warm.

Entertaining tip Edit

You can fry up a couple of batches of these an hour before your guests arrive and simply heat them again in a 300°F oven before serving. Or keep warm in a 250°F oven after making them. The fritters are great alone but they are equally great with a couple of dipping sauces.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki