2 1/2 pounds mashed potatoes
2 ounce minced jalapeno
3 ounce diced peppered bacon
1/2 cup sour cream
4 ounce shredded cheddar cheese
1 ounce minced green onion
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 Cup seasoned flour
2 Cups egg wash
2 cup panko crumbs
1 ounce sour cream
Green onions to garnish
Chill mashed potatoes overnight until firm.
Combine all ingredients, adding flour last.
Mix together well until consistent.
Store refrigerated in a covered container.
roll dough into 3 oz. balls
dust in seasoned flour
Coat balls with egg wash
Dredge in Panko bread crumbs
Form into 3-inch round patties
Fry potato cakes in deep fryer for 3 minutes or until golden brown
Remove from fryer and let drain
Place potato cake over any salad mixture or cole slaw
Top with sour cream and green onion curls
Thirsty Lion Pub & Grill is located in Tempe Marketplace, 2000 E. Rio Salado Parkway.