Algamja Jorim (Braised Baby Potatoes)

Tested Recipe Adapted from




450g baby potatoes

2 tbsp cooking oil

3 tbsp soy sauce

3 tbsp rice syrup

1 garlic clove (minced)

1 tsp extra virgin sesame oil

1 tbsp toasted white sesame seeds

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Wash and rinse the baby potatoes. Strain.
  2. Add the cooking oil to a large non-stick skillet, over medium heat. Add the potatoes.
  3. Cover and cook for 20 minutes until fully cooked. Shake and move the skillet every 5 minute so that the potatoes cook evenly and don’t burn.
  4. Turn down the heat to low and add the soy sauce, rice syrup, and garlic. Stir it all together with a wooden spoon.
  5. Turn up the heat to medium. Keep stirring and cooking for another 5 minutes until the sauce is reduced and the potatoes look shiny and wrinkly.
  6. Remove from the heat and mix with the extra virgin sesame oil. Sprinkle toasted white sesame seeds over top.
  7. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve with rice.

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