Jalapeno Latkes

I got this from the Daily News. It's a great twist on traditional latkes.

Ready In: 45 mins

Serves: 6-8


  • 3  large idaho potatoes, peeled
  • 1  egg yolk
  • 1  tablespoon kosher salt, plus additional for serving
  • 1  jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 1  tablespoon dry oregano, Mexican preferably
  • 12 cup matzo meal
  • 14 cup  frying oil


  1. Grate potatoes with a box grater or food processor.
  2. Mix with the yolk, salt, jalapeño, oregano and matzo meal. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in a pan to 350 degrees.
  4. Add a tablespoon of potato mixture at a time and fry until golden brown. Do not crowd the pan.
  5. Drain latkes on paper towels; arrange on a platter.
  6. Sprinkle with salt and serve warm.
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