Meaning "poor-house bread,” boxty is a traditional Irish potato pancake. There are many versions but all contain finely grated, raw potatoes as well as mashed cooked potatoes. Serve these pancakes for breakfast with butter and honey.
1 medium russet potato, raw, finely grated
1 medium russet potato, cooked and mashed
dash kosher salt
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 to 1 1/4 cups milk
1 large egg
3 tablespoons canola oil
Combine grated and mashed potatoes. Add salt and flour. Beat egg and add to mixture with enough milk to make a thick batter that will drop from a spoon.
Heat oil in a large skillet. Drop batter into the hot oil using a large spoon. Cook over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Serves 6 to 8.