Potato Galette with Lox and Crème Fraîche

SpoonFed: Via Saveur
½ cup crème fraîche
2 tbsp. minced chives
2 tbsp. capers, drained
2 large russet potatoes
8 tbsp. clarified butter (See how to make clarified butter)
1 tsp. sesame seeds
1 tsp. poppy seeds
Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
4 oz. smoked salmon
¼ small red onion, thinly sliced

1. Mix crème fraîche, chives, and capers in a small bowl; season with salt and pepper and refrigerate until ready to use.

2. Peel and grate potatoes using the large holes on a cheese grater or cut into matchsticks using a mandoline. Heat 4 tbsp. clarified butter in a 10″ nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Toss potatoes with seeds and salt and pepper; add to pan and stir to coat potatoes with butter. Using a spatula, gently press potatoes into a flat round, molding to fit skillet; cook, shaking skillet occasionally, until edges are golden and crisp, about 10 minutes. [...] read more