Camping potato cakes with egg – home-made recipe with fresh potatoes

Camping potato cakes - serve with egg, spring onion and cocktail tomatoes

Usually, you buy potato cakes when you visit your fish and chips shop. Our homemade camping potato cakes recipe is one that you really want to try while you are outdoor. You will find a significant difference in taste.

Prep time:  15 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8

Camping potato cakes – Ingredients

You can make 8 potato cakes with this recipe. Add more potatoes if you want more.

  • 8 medium potatoes
  • 1 small onion (optional)
  • 5 eggs (1 for the mix only)
  • 1-2 tablespoons of flour
  • spring onion
  • 0.5 teaspoon of salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil

Camping potato cakes – Instructions

  1. Finely grate potatoes and onion in the medium bowl. Make sure to drain off an excess liquid afterwards.
Camping potato cakes - Ingredients
Camping potato cakes – Ingredients

2. Add 1 egg, salt, pepper and flour and mix them together. Make sure the mixture is moderately thick.

Camping potato cakes - add 1 egg
Camping potato cakes – add 1 egg

3. Add a fine layer of olive oil to the frying pan. Unlike to to our camping crepes recipe, you need a fair amount of oil so the potatoes cakes can be nicely surrounded with oil.

4. Preheat the frying pan.

5. Make small balls from the mix and place them on the frying pan. Use a spatula to flatten then them nicely.

Camping potato cakes - fry until the cakes are light brown
Potato cakes mix – fry until the cakes are light brown

6. Fry the cakes until golden brown. Once done, place them on the paper towel to drain.

Camping potato cakes - ready
Potato cakes – ready

7. Serve the cakes with egg, some spring onion and cut cocktail tomatoes.

Camping potato cakes - serve with egg, spring onion and cocktail tomatoes
Camping potato cakes – serve with egg, spring onion and cocktail tomatoes


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