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Green Peas Mashed Potato Pancakes - humble and tasty mashed potatoes dressed up with green peas and pan fried. Delicious as a side dish or snack. | RotiNRice.com

Green Peas Mashed Potato Pancakes

Green Peas Mashed Potato Pancakes - humble and tasty mashed potatoes dressed up with green peas and pan fried. Delicious as a side dish or snack.
(Makes 12 pancakes)
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Irish, Western
Servings: 6
Author: Linda Ooi

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 lbs potatoes (peeled and cubed) (900g)
  • cups frozen peas (225g)
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • ½ cup half-and-half (120ml)
  • ½ cup fine cornflake crumbs (or fine breadcrumbs)
  • A few tbls vegetable oil for pan frying
  • Salt and pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Place potatoes in a medium sized pot. Cover with water and add salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and allow potatoes to cook for 15 minutes.
  • Add green peas and continue to cook for another 5 minutes or until both potatoes and green peas are very soft.
  • Heat half and half in a small saucepan. Remove and set aside.
  • Remove potatoes from heat and drain off water. Add half-and-half, butter, and pepper. Mashed till well combined. Allow mashed potatoes to cool slightly.
  • Place corn flake crumbs on a small plate. Coat a non-stick fry pan with 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil.
  • When potatoes are cool enough to handle, shape into patties about 2½ inches in diameter and ½ inch thick. Press patties onto corn flake crumbs on both sides. 
  • Place on hot fry pan and fry for 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Do not over crowd pan. Fry in 2 to 3 batches.
  • Remove and serve immediately.
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