Smoked Salmon Sweet Potato Pancakes

Adapted from chefs Gilles and Adriana Roche of Gourmandissimo in Caledon East.

May 13, 2011 | | Appetizers | Food | Recipes

Smoked Salmon Sweet Potato Pancakes

Recipe submitted by: Gourmandissimo Catering and Fine Foods ( Visit Website )


Makes 12 to 16 pieces.



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  • 1 medium-sized sweet
  • potato, peeled and grated
  • ½ small red onion, finely chopped
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • ½–¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • Vegetable oil and butter for frying

Dill Sauce

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 5-6 slices quality smoked salmon


  1. In a medium bowl, combine sweet potato, red onion, green onion, egg, salt and pepper.
  2. Add flour, a tablespoon at a time, until mixture holds together.
  3. Allow to rest for 10 minutes.
  4. Heat medium-sized pan to medium-high.
  5. Add two tablespoons of oil and one tablespoon of butter.
  6. Place tablespoonful of sweet potato mixture into pan to form mini pancakes.
  7. Cook until lightly browned around edges, adjusting heat as necessary.
  8. Turn and cook on the other side.
  9. Remove and drain on a paper towel.
  10. Repeat with remaining mixture.
  11. Mix sour cream, red and green onion, dill and salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  12. To assemble, top each pancake with a teaspoon of sour cream sauce.
  13. Circle a small piece of smoked salmon around the sauce.
  14. Garnish with a sprig of fresh dill.
  15. Makes 12 to 16 pieces.

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