Cheesy Irish Potato Pancakes

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 -10 pancakes
Author Cathy Trochelman


  • 1 c. mashed potatoes approx. 2 medium potatoes
  • 1 c. raw grated potatoes approx. 2 medium potatoes
  • 1 c. flour
  • 1 c. cheddar cheese I used Kerrygold Skellig
  • 1/4 c. milk
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh chives
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. fresh ground pepper
  • eggs prepared over easy or according to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients except eggs in a medium mixing bowl. Stir until well combined.
  2. Prepare griddle or skillet by heating a small amount of oil over medium heat.
  3. Pour patter into prepared skillet to make pancakes; cook until golden brown and flip. Cook until both sides are golden brown.
  4. Top with eggs and additional fresh chives.