*3 cups potatoes of your choice, shredded
(I use Idaho or Russet)
*1/2 medium onion, chopped fine
*1 garlic clove, minced
*1/4 cup all-purpose flour (use rice flour for gluten free)
*1/2 teaspoon pepper
*1/2 teaspoon salt
*1/4 - 1/2 cup vegetable oil, for frying
~Rinse in cold water, until water is clear.
~Drain, and squeeze dry.
~Put shredded potatoes into a medium sized bowl.
~Mix in onion, garlic, flour, salt & pepper and egg until potatoes are evenly coated.
~Heat oil in a heavy skillet, over medium-high heat.
~When oil is sizzling, carefully place potatoes into the pan.
~Cover the entire bottom of pan, in about a 1/2 inch thick layer.
~Cook until a golden brown on bottom.
~Flip, and brown the other side.
~Remove from pan, and drain on paper towels.