Irish Boxty With Smoked Trout
Tender potato pancakes flavored with smoked trout and fresh dill. Delicious.
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.
- 1 lb Potato
- 1½ cup Buttermilk
- 1¾ cup All Purpose Flour
- 1 tsp Baking Soda
- 1 tsp Kosher Salt
- ½ tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
- 8 oz Trout, Smoked
- 2 T Fresh Dill
- 2 T Butter
- ½ cup Sour Cream
- 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.