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Crispy delight: try mayonnaise in your potato pancakes

The recipe for delicious potato pancakes
The recipe for delicious potato pancakes
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7:14 PM EST, November 16, 2023

Golden and crispy potato pancakes are easy to prepare and delicious. However, the conventional recipe calls for eggs and flour. Such ingredients may not always be readily available at home. Luckily, there's a simple method to prepare the dish without these two ingredients.

Amazingly, a spoonful of mayonnaise can transform your potatoes into unbelievably crispy pancakes. You can replace eggs and flour with this ingredient, making the dish even easier to prepare. Explore the recipe for potato pancakes without eggs and flour.

The secret ingredient for crispy potato pancakes? Mayonnaise

The secred behind crispy potato pancakes lies in mayonnaise. It provides pancakes with an ideal consistency and prevents them from clinging to the pan. The dish also gets even more flavor with the help of mayonnaise.

How to make potato pancakes with mayonnaise?



  • About 2.2 pounds of boiled potatoes
  • 1 heaping tablespoon of mayonnaise
  • 2 onions
  • salt and pepper, suited to your taste
  • oil (for frying)


  1. Start by peeling the potatoes and washing them; then boil them in salted water until they become soft.
  2. When the potatoes are ready, drain them, mash them into a smooth puree and leave them to cool off.
  3. Whilst the potatoes are cooling, peel and finely chop the onions.
  4. Once the potatoes have cooled, mix them with the mayonnaise and the finely chopped onions. Add salt and pepper according to your taste.
  5. With a spoon, scoop the ready potato pancake mixture and drop onto hot oil. Fry on both sides until they attain a lovely golden color.

Extra tips:

  • If you want the potato pancakes to be even crispier, consider adding 1 tablespoon of breadcrumbs to the mixture.
  • Pancakes can be served with your preferred add-ons, such as cream, sour cream, ketchup, or garlic sauce.

These potato pancakes with mayonnaise are delicious and crispy. They stay bright during frying and offer a sweetish, creamy flavor. It's a nice hint for a fast and tasty lunch or dinner.

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