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Potato fritters

~ Main course ~

Potato fritters

The mountains and potato fritters go hand in hand! This traditional Savoie dish will make your mouth water in both summer and winter.

Published on 7 March 2022

Ready to find out the secrets of this recipe which is so much a part of Savoie heritage?

Follow this recipe for beautiful, golden, crisp fritters!

Recipe for 4 people
Preparation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins



– 8 potatoes
– 2 eggs
– 2 tablespoons of flour
– 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
– 2 tablespoons of chopped parsley
– Salt
– Freshly ground pepper
– Oil for frying

Recipe steps


1. Peel, wash and grate the raw potatoes and drain them in a colander for a few moments.

2. Beat the eggs and add the flour, which has been sifted in advance. Add the chopped garlic, chopped parsley and a pinch of salt and pepper.

3. Then add the mixture to the grated potatoes to create a smooth consistency.

4. Add the oil to a pan or frying pan. Heat.

5. Using a tablespoon, scoop up some of the mixture and shape into palm-sized patties. Place these in the oil.

6. Cook the fritters until golden on both sides (approximately 3 mins per side).

7. Once cooked, place on some kitchen paper to drain off any excess oil.

8. Leave to rest for a few minutes. The potato fritters are now ready to enjoy!

Serve straight away.

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Serving advice

“The fritters can be enjoyed on their own.
However, for some additional freshness, you can eat them with a seasonal green salad during the upcoming summer.”

Bon appétit !
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