Chicken Latkes

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“A tasty chicken latke recipe, flavoured with dill and served with a tzazikki sauce and your favourite salad. This is a great brunch, lunch or mid-week dinner dish. And because the potato and chicken are cooked together, a light salad not only complements the crispness of the latkes, but is an ample accompaniment. Adapted from a recipe on a 'Pan and Wok' recipe card, from International Masters Publishers.”
8 latkes

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the chicken into thin strips, about 6mm/1/4 inch wide.
  2. Peel and grate the potatoes and place them in a colander. Peel the onion, then grate it into the colander. Press down on the mixture with the back of a spoon or with the palm of your hand, then to remove more excess moisture (so that the latkes crisp well) sandwich the potato/onion mixture between 2 sheets of paper towelling and squeeze until completely dry.
  3. Lightly beat the egg whites in a large mixing bowl, stir in the flour, dill and salt. Add the chicken and the potato/onion mixture and stir until well-combined.
  4. Heat the oil in a large, heavy-based non-stick pan.
  5. Add 4 heaped tablespoons of the chicken/potato mixture, spacing well apart. Gently flatten each one with the back of a spatula, and sauté on each side, or until each side is cooked through and a golden brown. Remove the latkes from the pan, set aside and keep warm. Repeat the process with the remaining chicken/potato mixture to make 8 latkes.
  6. Garnish with dill and serve with salad and a tzazikki sauce.

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