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Potatoes and chive Latkes with Mango Salsa


A modern topping on a classic dish!


For the Latkes:

  • 5 potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 3 tbls chives, chopped
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1\4 tsp black pepper
  • 1\3 cup of flour
  • Vegetable oil for frying

For the Mango Salsa

  • 1 mango, peeled and cubed
  • 1\2 red onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, diced with no seeds
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • a bunch of cilantro(2-3 tbls)
  • Salt and pepper, for flavor


  1. Combine the ingredients for the latkes in a mixing bowl. Mix until the spices blend.
  2. Put a non-stick frying pan on a medium-high flame and add the oil until it shimmers.
  3. Measure out a tbls of the mixture and place in hot pan, and flatten.
  4. Fry until golden brown on both sides. Place on a paper towel when finished frying to absorb the extra oil.
  5. For the Salsa: Combine ingredients for the salsa and let rest for 10 minutes before serving.

Serve with sour cream too and Happy Chanukah!