Chilli potato cakes recipe

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15 min


8 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 352 kCal 18%
Fat 17g 24%

Delicious hot or cold and great for a packed lunch, these these chilli potato cakes are as easy to make as chips and have a spicy kick too!


  • 800g potatoes, diced
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • 1tsp smoked paprika
  • 100g Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2tbsp flour
  • 20g coriander, chopped
  • Oil for shallow frying


  • Place the potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 mins until tender. Drain.

  • Add the oil to the pan and fry the chilli and paprika for 1 min. Add the remaining ingredients and coarsely mash, season to taste.

  • Divide into 8 and pat into flat, round cakes.

  • Heat a little oil in a non-stick frying pan and fry potato cakes in 2 batches for 1-2 mins on each side until golden. Serve with guacamole, tomato salsa and leaf salad for a light lunch or starter.

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