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Fried Mashed Potato Balls

POTATO FANS, this is your recipe! Deep-fry and sautéd mashed potato balls nestled among seasoning mashed potatoes.

CUISINES: New American
LEVEL: EASY
SERVING: 2 People
TIME: 30 min
INGREDIENTS:
  • 4 medium Russet Potatoes
  • 4 cups Cold Water
  • 1 tbsp Sea Salt
  • 4 tbsp Potato Starch
  • 1 medium Egg
  • 1 tsp Ground Salt
  • ¼ tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Lemon, Juiced
  • 1 tbsp Parsley, Chopped
  • 1 pinch Nutmeg, Grounded
  • 1 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 stalk Scallion
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 5 medium Dried Cayenne Peppers
  • ¼ tsp Ground Salt
  • tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • ½ tsp Paprika Powder
  • ½ tsp Cumin Powder
DIRECTIONS:
Step 1
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Step 1
Peel and cut the potatoes into cubes.
Step 2
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Step 2
Heat a large saucepan, add potatoes, water, and 1 teaspoon of sea salt. Boil for 10 minutes.
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Step 3
Remove from the pan, and put potatoes through a potato masher.
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Divide mashed potatoes in half (2 portions), and place in two different bowls.
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For the seasoned mashed potatoes: take one of the bowls of mashed potatoes, combine salt and black pepper to taste, potato starch, egg, 1 teaspoon of salt, 1/4 teaspoon of ground black pepper, and milk. Stir well.
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For the other bowl of potato: add lemon juice, 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, and grated nutmeg. Stir well, and then set aside.
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Heat cooking oil to 150°C/300°F in a deep-fryer or a saucepan. Take the bowl of milk seasoned mashed potatoes, shape into small balls, then deep-fry until lightly brown.
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Remove the potato ball from the oil, and turn the temperature up to 200°C/400°F.
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Put the potato balls bake in fryer and re-fry until the color turns golden-brown and crispy on the outside. Remove from fryer, and place on a plate on top of paper towels.
Step 10
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Heat a large skillet, add 1 tablespoon of cooking oil.
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Chop the green onion and thinly slice garlic, add to the skillet.
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Then add the dried cayenne pepper and the fried potato balls.
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Add 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/16 teaspoon of black pepper, paprika powder and cumin powder, stir fry then remove to a plate.
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To serve, divide seasoned mash potatoes in half and place on 2 plates. Display the cooked green onion slices, cayenne pepper and the fried potato balls.
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Enjoy immediately!