Bubble & squeak cakes

Bubble & squeak cakes

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • Plus 10-15 mins reheating
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

Gordon Ramsay's scrumptious potato cakes are perfect for serving with your Boxing Day ham

  • Freezable
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal268
fat15g
saturates4g
carbs29g
sugars3g
fibre4g
protein5g
low insalt0.11g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Boil the potatoes for 12-15 mins or until tender, then drain and return to the pan over a low heat for 1-2 mins to dry out. Add the butter and mash well. Meanwhile, boil the sprouts for 3-5 mins until just tender. Drain and cool quickly under cold running water. Shake dry, then shred as finely as you can.

  • STEP 2

    Mix the sprouts with the potatoes and season to taste. Leave until cool enough to handle, then shape into 8 round cakes. Tip the flour onto a plate, then coat the cakes, tapping off the excess.

  • STEP 3

    Heat a 5mm depth of oil in a large frying pan and shallow-fry the cakes in 2 batches for 2 mins each side, turning carefully. Drain on kitchen paper and transfer to a baking sheet lined with greaseproof paper. Cool, cover and chill or freeze. Will keep in the fridge for up to 3 days or freeze for up to a month.

  • STEP 4

    Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5 (or if you’ve roasted the ham, leave the oven on while it rests) and reheat the cakes for 15 mins until hot through and crisp on the outside.

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