Traditional Irish Boxty Recipe

Learn how to make traditional Irish potato pancakes.  This easy boxty recipe is as tasty as any in Ireland, perfect for St. Patricks Day or everyday.

Time :

Prep time : 25M, Cook time : 25M, Total : 50M


Servings Summary : Serves 10


Boxty is a traditional Irish potato pancake that uses both cooked mashed potatoes and grated raw potatoes.  It typically consists of flour, eggs and baking soda.  The baking soda gives it that pancake-like rise while the raw grated potatoes imparts a nice 'bite' similar to a latke.  

  • Produce

    • 1 cup Green onions

    • 1 Green onions or chives

    • 2 lb Russet potatoes

  • Refrigerated

    • 2 Eggs

  • Baking & Spices

    • 1/2 cup All purpose flour

    • 1 tsp Baking powder

    • 1/2 tsp Black pepper

    • 1 1/2 tsp Salt

  • Oils & Vinegars

    • 2 tbsp Cooking oil

  • Dairy

    • 4 tbsp Butter plus more, salted

    • 1 cup Milk

    • 1 Sour cream

  • Liquids

    • 1 Water

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