While these tater drums may look average and ordinary, there’s a secret ingredient that takes them to the next level: everything but the bagel seasoning. The seasoning is not only mixed into the grated potatoes but added as a finishing spice to kick up the flavor. After trying these, tater bites may replace your bagel intake!
2 lbs. / 900 g Yellow Potatoes
¼ tsp / 1 g Garlic Powder
½ tsp / 2 g Onion Powder
¼ tsp / 1 g Smoked Paprika
1 tsp / 4 g Kosher Salt
½ tsp / 2 g Black Pepper
Prep Time: 15min | Cook Time: 25min
Place the peeled potatoes in a deep pot, and cover with cold water by one inch. Bring to a boil, and boil for about 5 minutes until partially cooked.
Drain the water from the potatoes and allow them to cool.
Grate the cooled potatoes into fine shreds onto a clean, dry kitchen towel. Squeeze any excess moisture from the shreds, then transfer to a large bowl.
Mix flour, everything seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper into the potatoes.
Pour vegetable oil into a deep pot until it comes up the sides 1 ½”. Heat the oil over medium heat.
Form the shredded potatoes into 1 ½” drums. Fry in small batches for 3-4 minutes each, until golden and crispy. Transfer all fried tater bites to a plate lined with paper towels to drain any excess oil.
Sprinkle with additional everything seasoning before serving.
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