Salmon Potato Pancakes

Salmon Potato Pancakes

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1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream

1 tsp freshly grated lemon rind

1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper, divided

2 cups leftover mashed potatoes

6 Tbsp all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/8 tsp kosher salt

1 egg

1 egg white, beaten

1/2 small yellow onion, minced

2 Tbsp safflower oil, divided

1/4 lb. thinly sliced smoked salmon, torn into bite-sized pieces

2 Tbsp fresh chives, chopped


  • Preheat oven to 200 F and place a wire rack on a baking sheet.
  • Add sour cream, lemon rind and 1/4 tsp black pepper in a small bowl.
  • Cover bowl and chill.
  • Add potatoes, flour, baking powder, 1/4 tsp pepper, egg, egg white and onion in a medium bowl.
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  • Add 1 1/2 tsp safflower oil, and make sure that the skillet is coated.
  • Scoop roughly 1 1/2 Tbsp potato batter per pancake onto hot pan. It should make 8 pancakes and flatten each slightly.
  • Cook pancakes for 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  • Place pancakes on baking sheet; place in oven to keep warm.
  • Repeat procedure in 3 more batches with remaining oil and remaining potato batter.
  • Top pancakes with sour cream mixture, salmon, and chives.

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