Fried Potato Cake Recipe

Any left-over mashed potatoes? Try this simple and delicious recipe that will surely bring your mashed potato into a whole new new level of taste delight that the whole family can enjoy!


  • 2 cups of mashed potatoes
  • 1 medium-sized onion
  • 1 egg
  • a pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil


  1. Heat pan in a medium heat. While waiting, chop onion into dice.
  2. Add 1/2 teaspoon of cooking oil to the pan let it heat. Then add the onion. Stir and fry.
  3. Remove fried onion and put it in a mixing bowl. Then add the remaining cooking oil to the pan and let it heat.
  4. Add the mashed potatoes, egg, salt, and pepper into the same mixing bowl with the fried onion. Mix well.
  5. Once oil is hot enough, pour or spoon in mashed potato mixture to make small round circles (approximately 2.5 to 3 inches round). Wait until the other side turns golden brown before flipping. Tip: Cook the potato cakes only once on each side.
  6. Remove from heat. Repeat process for the remaining mixture.
  7. Place a paper towel on your plate before putting the fried potato cake to remove excess oil. Enjoy!
Prep Time:
5 minutes
Cook Time:
15 minutes