Village-style potato with cracklings


Cook fried potato with cracklings and wow your guests with this amazingly tasty Ukrainian dish.


  • 1 kg potato
  • 200 g dairy butter
  • 100 g sour cream
  • 200 g salo (pork)
  • 2 bulb onions
  • salt – to taste
  • ground black pepper – to taste
  • some slices of black bread
  • a bunch of spring onion
  • fresh vegetables


Peel, wash, and chop potatoes. Place them in a pot, add salt, butter, sour cream and bake the ingredients over medium heat in an oven. The potato should get a golden color.

Cube salo and fry it until you get cracklings. They should become crisp. Place the crackling in a bowl. Peel a bulb onion and cut it into semi-circles. Brown the bulb onion in a frying pan until it becomes soft.

Place the prepared potato on a plate. Add the prepared cracklings and bulb onion. Serve the dish with some slices of black bread, spring onion and fresh vegetables.

Enjoy your meal!

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