Delicious American Traditional Deep Fried Potato Balls. Authentic Recipe of Tater Tots.

Agoralia Recipes Traditional Authentic Dishes v017

Things to know about Tater Tots Recipe

Tator tots are traditionally deep-fried potatoes. It was invented in 1953 by the American company Ore-LDA. Potatoes are grated into small cylinders and are deep-fried. These are served as snacks with ketchup. Tator tots are very tasty but deep frying makes them inappropriate for health-conscious patients suffering from chronic diseases like obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, etc. However, tator tots can be made healthy by baking them instead of deep frying them.

Agoralia Recipes Traditional Authentic Dishes v017

Delicious American Traditional Deep Fried Potato Balls. Authentic Recipe of Tater Tots.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: Tater Tots
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Resiting Time 5 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Main Cooking Method Fried, Fried (Deep)


Servings 6 People
Calories / Serving 792 kcal


  • 1000 grams (2.2 lb) Potato Medium
  • 1 tsp Cornstarch
  • 1 tsp Kitchen Salt – Cooking Salt – Kosher Salt – Rock Salt – Flake Salt – Kashering Salt
  • 1 tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 cups Canola Oil


  • Rinse the potatoes and peal them.
  • In a pot, add water and bring it to a boil.
  • Once water starts to boil, add the potatoes and cook until tender.
  • Once cooked, grate them and squeeze out all the liquid.
  • Add all dry ingredients to the potatoes and mix them.
  • Make small cylindrical shapes out of the potatoes.
  • Heat oil to 300 °F  (149°C) place them in oil and fry for 15 seconds on each side.
  • Place them on paper towel.
  • Serve on a plate.


  • Do not overheat oil as well as do not fully boil them.
  • It can also be baked at 400°F (200°C).

It is served with Ketchup.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

Healthy Diet Recipe Vegan Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes


Calories: 792kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 3gFat: 75gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 21gMonounsaturated Fat: 47gTrans Fat: 0.3gSodium: 398mgPotassium: 712mgFiber: 4gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 5IUVitamin C: 33mgCalcium: 22mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Tater Tots Recipe, US Traditional Deep Fried Potato Balls
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