Gamja-Bokkeum

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Gamja-Bokkeum, is a popular side dish in Korean cuisine. Its bold flavours make it a standout addition to any meal. This dish features tender potato chunks that are stir-fried with a tantalizing combination of garlic, soy sauce, and a hint of sweetness from corn syrup. What makes Gamja-Bokkeum truly exceptional is the harmonious balance of flavours. Earthy potatoes then the garlic adds a savory depth, while the soy sauce infuses the dish with a hint of umami. Together, these ingredients create a flavours profile that is both fiery and addictive.

Gamja-Bokkeum is a versatile side dish that pairs well with a variety of main courses. Its umami flavours add a delightful punch to a traditional Korean meal. Whether served alongside grilled meats, rice dishes, or as part of a banchan spread, Gamja-Bokkeum brings a unique and satisfying element to the table.

As we continue our journey through the world of Korean banchan, Gamja-Bokkeum stands out as the fourth star of the week. Its robust flavours, alongside the tender potatoes, make it a must-try dish. Don’t miss out on this delectable creation to add to your culinary repertoire. Stay tuned for more exciting banchan in our series!

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Gamja-Bokkeum

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 3 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Korean

Description

Gamja-Bokkeum is an easy-to-make recipe features tender potatoes sautéed in a savory sauce, creating a perfect balance of sweetness and umami.

 


Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
  2. Add minced garlic and sauté with the potatoes for two minutes.
  3. Stir in the onion and cook for a few minutes.
  4. Pour in water, soy sauce, and corn syrup. Mix well.
  5. Simmer over medium heat for about 10 minutes until the liquid evaporates.
  6. Keep stirring to prevent burning and add more water if needed.
  7. Once the potatoes are cooked, turn off the heat and drizzle with toasted sesame oil then serve.

 

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6 Responses

  1. ….. tender potatoes sautéed in a savory sauce, creating a perfect balance of sweetness and umami…..Raymund, you almost persuade me to eat potatoes…LOL..but no, I am a steak-butter kinda gal…:-))

  2. These looks beautiful, like savory jewels! I can see these as a side to many main dishes.

  3. Michelle says:

    One of our favourite Korean banchans! Love how tender the potatoes get, and the flavor just permeates through it — simple and delicious!






  4. suituapui says:

    Ya, I could tell from the name that it’s Korean.

  5. I’m not familiar with Gamja-Bokkeum, but it sounds like an easy way to put a new spin on potatoes. The flavors sound delicious, too!






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