Claim Jumper is a restaurant chain headquartered in California with 45 locations through out the western states. They are known for a large menu with a wide range of foods. The menu features a wide range of foods, including sandwiches, pizzas, and salads, but focuses mainly on meats such as steaks, and ribs. They have become well known for their signature desserts. Claim Jumper has licensed its name to frozen food producer American Pie, LLC to create a line of frozen dinners, which are sold in grocery stores.



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Cheese Potato Cakes

Parmesan, Cheddar and Monterey Jack Cheese, Cilantro, Onion, Fresh Dill and Mashed Potato. Lightly Breaded and Fried Crisp and Topped with Herbed Ranch Salsa

Claim Jumper Copycat Recipe
Herbed Ranch Salsa:
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup seeded and diced tomato (about 1/2 tomato)
2 tablespoons minced onion
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon fresh minced cilantro
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Pinch dried dill

Potato Cakes:
4 medium red potatoes, with skin
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup shredded monterey jack cheese
3 tablespoons shredded parmesan cheese
1 green onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon minced cilantro
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

2/3 cup unseasoned breadcrumbs
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon dried dill
1 egg, beaten
1 cup milk

2 to 3 cups shortening or vegetable oil.

Cook Potatoes: In a covered saucepan with a lid bring potatoes to a boil then simmer until done making sure not to over cook. About 20-25 minutes. Drain. In a bowl mash the potatoes (with skins) leaving small chunks of potato. Add the cheeses, green onion, cilantro and seasonings for the potatocakes and mix well.

Make Patties:  Combine breadcrumbs with flour and 1/2 teaspoon dill. In a separate bowl combine the beaten egg and milk. Shape potato mixture into patties using about 1/3 cup of the potato mixture for each patty. Place each potato patties into the breading mix, then egg and milk, and back into the breading. Be sure each patty is covered with breading mix. Put the competed patties on a plate and cover. Refrigrate for about 1 hour.

Cook Patties:  Heat the oil or shortening in skillet over medium heat until hot. Add the potato patties and fry for 2 to 4 minutes or lightly brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve with ranch salsa.

Herbed Ranch Salsa: Combine all of the ingredients for the salsa in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

1 comment:

  1. I have made this recipe more than once and its always been a hit. taste like the potato cakes I know and love. I like to add some black beans and corn to mine to kick it up a notch.