Although potatoes are a very common ingredient in cooking, there are many different types of potatoes. There are yellow potatoes, white potatoes, potatoes russetuntil baby potatoes. There are various types, dishes derived from processed potatoes, of course, also vary.
In South Korea, there is also a special dish made from potatoes, to be precise using baby potatoes. The food is named algamja-jorim. Instead of being curious, let’s go straight to the review!
1. Also known as soy sauce braised baby potatoes
Reported Maangchiin Korean etymology, al means egg, while Gamja is a potato, and jorim refers to the type of food that is processed by being marinated with soy sauce. Investigate, algamja symbolizing “a potato so tiny as an egg”.
Algamja-jorim also known as Korean braised baby potatoes or soy sauce braised baby potatoes. Based on the name alone, you can guess what the raw materials and processing methods are, right?
2. How to cook by boiling and then sautéing while marinating using soy sauce
Baby potatoes generally cooked by boiling or roasting. For algamja-jorimthe small potatoes are initially boiled (with skin or without skin) and then sauteed while marinated with soy sauce.
Ingredients for cooking algamja-jorim not so much either. The main ingredients are baby potatoes and soy sauce. In addition, there are additional ingredients such as margarine, water, honey, and sesame seeds.
3. Sweet and salty taste, chewy texture on the outside but soft on the inside
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The taste brought by algamja-jorim combines sweet and salty sensations. For the texture, Korean braised baby potatoes it feels chewy on the outside yet soft and tender on the inside. Because, baby potatoes it is not only marinated but also boiled.
Based on the appearance, algamja-jorim characteristically brown in color. This color comes from using soy sauce. In addition, there is also a sprinkling of sesame seeds as a topping.
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Algamja-jorim included in the category banchan aka side dish (side dish). This snack is also often used as one of the menus for lunch or better known as doshirak (lunchbox).
Because, after cooking, algamja-jorim It turns out that it can last for quite a long time without losing its quality. The taste, color, and texture will still be good when eaten. You can make lunch for a picnic, too.
5. It is part of the mitbanchan (a large side dish)
Apart from being a side dish for galbi (Korean grilled ribs), processed baby potatoes This marinade is also often combined with warm rice. Investigate, algamja-jorim is also a part of mitbanchan.
This terminology refers to a dish that is made in large quantities (large scale), stored in a container, and has a fairly long shelf life when stored in the refrigerator. Suitable for overseas children’s food stock.
Baby potatoes the small one looks more attractive when it is processed into algamja-jorim, yes? This is very suitable combined with processed grilled meat and warm rice.
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