Potato Blinis with Caviar

Potato Blinis with Caviar

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Recipe Courtesy of Cooking.com.

Tiny pancakes known as blinis are the traditional accompaniment to caviar. These potato blinis are more delicate than the traditional buckwheat ones.

Nutrition Facts

Serves 4

Facts per Serving

Calories: 369 Fat, Total: 23g Carbohydrates, Total: 33g
Cholesterol: 247mg Sodium: 172mg Protein: 12g
Fiber: 3g % Cal. from Fat: 56% % Cal. from Carbs: 36%

Cooking.com Tip: When serving caviar use an ivory or horn spoon. These spoons are made of non-reactive materials which will not affect the flavor of the caviar. Our horn spoon set comes with a knife for spreading butter and an elongated spoon for scooping the caviar.

Product Recommendation

OXO 11.25-in. Good Grips Potato Ricer, Stainless Steel


  • 1 pound small red potatoes
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Salt, freshly ground black pepper, and a pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup clarified butter for frying
  • 1/2 cup creme fraiche or sour cream, at room temperature
  • 1 to 2 ounces of your favorite caviar


  • 1 Boil the potatoes in their skins until soft. Cool and remove the skins. Mash the potatoes with a potato masher or puree through a ricer. (Do not puree in the food processor.)
  • 2 Beat the flour, cornstarch, eggs, yolk and milk into potatoes with a wooden spoon. Season with salt, pepper and cayenne. The mixture should be highly seasoned.
  • 3 Heat half the butter in a heavy skillet over a medium flame. Drop spoonfuls of batter into the pan to form 2 inch pancakes. Fry the pancakes until golden brown, about 30 seconds per side. Add butter as necessary and drain the pancakes on paper towels.
  • 4 Place a small dollop of creme fraiche on top of each pancake and top with a spoonful of caviar.


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