Cheesy Potato Patties

  • 2 C. frozen shredded hash browns, thawed
  • 3 T. finely chopped onion
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/3 C. shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 C. all purpose flour
  • 1/4 C. Panko
  • 1/4 C. oil for frying

In a bowl, combine the hash browns, onion, egg, seasonings, cheese, flour and Panko. Heat the oil in a 10-12″ skillet over med. high heat. Drop the potatoes by spoonful’s into the hot oil, reduce the heat to medium and fry for 3-4 minutes per side. Drain on a paper towel lined plate.