Idaho® Potato Pancakes with Roasted Corn and Poblano Peppers


  • 1 cup fresh corn kernels
  • 2 ounces corn oil, divided
  • 1 poblano pepper, cored, seeded, diced into 1-inch sections
  • 4 large Idaho® potatoes, peeled, diced into 1-inch sections
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch white pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro, chopped


  1. In a hot sauté pan, sauté corn in very hot oil, until it begins to caramelize. Add diced pepper and remove from heat.
  2. Boil potatoes until just tender; drain until dry. In food processor, blend potatoes with yolks, butter, salt, white pepper and milk until mixed. Fold in roasted corn-pepper mixture and cilantro. Chill 1 hour before shaping.
  3. Shape potato mixture into patties. In a hot sauté pan, brown patties in oil on both sides. Serve hot.
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Yield: 6 (yields 12 pancakes; 2 pancakes per serving)
Calories: 315
Sodium: 192 mg
Fat: 19 g
Protein: 7 g
Cholesterol: 127 mg

Charley French
5151 Café & Catering
Dallas, TX

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