Monday, August 6, 2012

Cilantro Potato Cakes

Fry oil
2 cups prepared mashed potatoes
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
8 eggs, plus 2 eggs beaten separate in bowl
1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
salt and pepper, to taste
Chopped cherry peppers. (optional)

Corn Salsa Ingredients:
1 cup corn
1/2 cup choice of bell peppers, chopped
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
1/8 cup red onion, chopped
1/8 cup black olives, chopped
2 Tbs capers
2 Tbs olive oil
2 Tbs vinegar
salt and pepper, to taste

In bowl mix prepared mashed potatoes, cilantro and egg.  Season with salt and pepper.  In two separate bowls add bread crumb to one and 2 beaten eggs to other.  Divide potatoes into 8 patties.  Dip each patty into egg and then bread crumb.  Saute patties in hot oil in large skillet over medium heat.  Brown, then flip and brown other side.  Remove from pan and let rest on sheet of paper towels.  Fry eggs, then place an egg on top of each patty while serving. Top with cherry peppers (Optional).  Serve with Corn Salsa (recipe included) or by itself.

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