You are here: Home » Recipes » Irish Boxty With Smoked Trout Irish Boxty With Smoked Trout Recipe by Relish Yield Tender potato pancakes flavored with smoked trout and fresh dill. Delicious. PrintEmail Boxty are traditional Irish potato pancakes. A starchy potato, like the Russet, is best for this recipe. It helps keeps the boxty together and crisp up in the butter. If you don’t have a potato masher, you can use a whisk. Just be careful not overwork the cooked potatoes or the batter will get too stiff. Ingredients 1/2 pound cooked potatoes1 1/2 cups buttermilk1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon kosher salt1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper1/2 pound shredded raw potato8 ounces crumbled smoked trout1 1/2 tablespoons fresh dill fronds, plus more for garnish2 tablespoons butter Sour Cream Instructions In large mixing bowl, mash together cooked potatoes and buttermilk. Add flour, baking soda, salt and pepper. Mash together. Stir in raw potato, trout and dill until well combined. Heat butter in a large pan over medium heat. Using ice cream scoop, carefully drop boxty batter into pan and brown on both sides. Garnish with fresh dill and serve with sour cream.