Potato Mice

Potato Mice
This recipe, suitable for kids of all ages, uses fresh potatoes or potato dumplings along with, ham, apples, pickles, and radishes to make a cute and tasty potato mouse.
Course Entree
Servings 4


  • 4 large potatoes high starch content such as Russet
  • salt
  • 2 small apples
  • 1 Tbsp rapeseed oil or canola
  • 2 pepperoncini
  • 2 little red radishes
  • 4 slices cooked ham 8.5 oz, or approx. 240 g
  • 1 small bunch of chives
  • 12 cloves

For the ginger cream:

  • 7 oz sour cream 200 g
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • pepper


  • Wash the potatoes and boil them for 30 minutes in water to which you've added some salt.
  • Wash the apples, core them and slice into rings. Heat the rapeseed oil in a sauté pan and lightly sauté the apple rings.
  • Rinse the pepperoncini and and cut them into slices. Slice the little red radishes, too.

For the ginger cream sauce:

  • Combine the sour cream, honey, lemon juice and ground ginger, and season with salt and pepper.

To assemble the mice:

  • Slice the potatoes in half longways. Place 1-2 apple slices on the bottom halves. Place a slice of cooked ham on top of the apple slices.
  • Spice it up by adding generous amounts of ginger cream and place the other potato halves on top.
  • Decorate with the pepperoncini rings, cloves and chives so that the potatoes resemble mice.