Leek Patties

Makes about 15-20 patties.


  • 4 Leeks

  • 1 Egg

  • 1/2 Cup Bread Crumbs

  • Canola Oil


  • Clean the leeks and remove the leaves up to light green part.

  • Cut the leek into rings 1/2 cm wide.

  • Put the rings into a pot, add a 1/4 cup cold water, cover the pot and simmer for about 5-10 minutes on medium–high heat until leeks are soft.

  • Pour the leeks into a strainer and wait until all water has drained.

  • Let the leeks cool for 20-30 minutes.

  • Pour the leeks into a large mixing bowel.

  • Add 1/2 cup of bread crumbs and the egg into the bowel and mix.

  • Take a full spoon of mixture and form patties with wet hand about 5-6 cm diameter and about 1 cm height.

  • Pour oil into a frying pan, about 1 cm deep. Heat oil over medium-high heat.

  • Put patties into the hot oil with enough space to allow easy turning patties over.

  • Fry until golden brown and turn patty over, using two flat spoons to avoid breaking them up.

  • Fry on the second side also until golden brown.

  • Remove patties and spread over a paper towel sheet to absorb the oi.