Sweet Onion Latkes with Chive Sour Cream



I leave you this weekend with a tasty treat to try out. Sweet Vidalia onions are shredded, battered, and fried before they are served piping hot with a side of chive sour cream. The recipe is remarkable easy, and little ones might enjoy helping out. Enjoy!



  • 1 medium large sweet onion

  • 4 Tbsp all purpose flour

  • 1 tsp salt

  • lots of fresh cracked black pepper, to taste

  • 1 large egg, well beaten

  • olive oil for frying

  • chive sour cream

  • 1/2 cup sour cream

  • 1/4 cup snipped chives

  • 1 Tbsp horseradish cream


  1. Set oven to 325F (for keeping the latkes warm, if necessary)

  2. Mix sour cream, chives, and horseradish together and process in a small food processor. Set aside.

  3. Peel the onion and slice it into 1/8 inch slices with a mandoline. Then cut the slices into quarters, so you have small shreds. Roll the onions in a clean kitchen towel and squeeze out as much moisture as you can. You may need to do this again with a fresh towel if they are very wet.

  4. Put the onions into a mixing bowl and add the flour, salt, and pepper. Toss well. Add the egg and mix well with a fork until everything is well combined.

  5. Coat the bottom of a skillet with olive oil and heat on medium to medium high heat until hot.

  6. Drop the latke mixture into the pan by the tablespoonful, and flatten out slightly with the back of the spoon. Cook for about 2 minutes per side until crisp and golden. Remove to a paper towel to drain. You can keep the latkes warm in the oven while you finish the rest of the batch.

  7. Serve hot with the sour cream and a sprinkle of chives.

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About Worth Stopping By . . .

I am a blogger who would rather talk than write. I enjoy traveling, family time, friends and food/fine dining. I have made some real efforts in the kitchen lately, and I blog in order to document and motivate myself to: 1.) fully use all of the fresh ingredients in my kitchen and 2.) cook healthy, creative meals.

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