Gamja Jorim (Braised Potatoes)

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Ingredients

  • 1
    pound baby potatoes
    size of quail eggs
  • 2
    tablespoons vegetable or any cooking oil
  • 1
    teaspoon gochugaru (red pepper flakes)
    optional if you want it to have a little spice
  • 2
    cloves garlic
    minced
  • 3
    tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2
    teaspoons scallions
    optional for garnish
  • 3
    tablespoons rice syrup
    can substitute maple syrup, honey, or white/brown sugar
  • 1
    tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1
    tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

Instructions

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Gamja Jorim (Braised Potatoes) is an easy-to-eat, addictive banchan (side dish) that goes well with rice! The secret to making tasty Gamja Jorim is to get the potato skins crunchy and chewy at the same time but keep the potato interior moist yet fluffy!