How to make it

  • Cook potatoes in a large pot of boiling salted water until fork tender. Drain and place in a medium bowl.
  • Add green onions, cilantro, garlic, ginger, salt and pepper; mash potatoes until well blended.
  • Mix in egg.
  • Form potato mixture into eight patties about 3/4" thick.
  • Place potato cakes on platter. (Cakes can be prepared 6 hours ahead. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.)
  • Drizzle 1/2 tsp sesame oil over both sides of each potato cake.
  • Sprinkle both sides of cakes with sesame seeds.
  • Heat canola oil and remaining 1 tbsp of sesame oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat.
  • Working in 2 batcheds, add cakes to skillet and cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes per side.
  • Sprinkle with remaining 2 tbsp cilantro and serve.

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    " It was excellent "
    greekgirrrl ate it and said...
    one of the best recipes I've seen for mashed potato cakes..thanks
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  • jencathen 10 years ago
    Definitely let the mixture cool down before adding the egg because it will scramble on you.
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    " It was excellent "
    debwin ate it and said...
    I will never serve mashed potoatoes again..this recipe sounds great
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    " It was excellent "
    auntybea ate it and said...
    I love potato cakes and these sound really good!
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