Gochujang Potato Recipe (Easy & Spicy Side Dish)

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This gochujang potato recipe is an easy and simple side dish that can be made in under 30 minutes using fermented Korean chili paste and tender boiled potatoes.

GOCHUJANG POTATO

Gochujang Potato

There’s something about gochujang paste and kimchi that makes everything better. I must say these two are my absolute favorites in my kitchen.

They’re like magic ingredients that turn simple dishes into something you can’t get enough of. I love adding them to ramen, fried rice, or spaghetti.

Another favorite recipe of mine is gochujang potato, a delicious dish made with fermented Korean chili paste, potatoes, and a few spices.

GOCHUJANG POTATO (1)

It’s a perfect way to add some variety to your potato dishes. If you’re looking for a quick and tasty potato recipe, this one is definitely worth a try.

Ingredients

Here are the ingredients you’ll need to make this dish:

INGREDIENTS - GOCHUJANG POTATO

Gochujang Paste: You can find Gochujang paste at most Asian grocery stores or online. Gochujang paste is a spicy, fermented chili paste that is made from red chili peppers, glutinous rice, fermented soybeans, and salt.

Potatoes: The next essential ingredient is potatoes. You can use any kind of potato for this recipe, but I recommend using yukon Gold or red potatoes. Wash the potatoes thoroughly, cut them in half.

Onion: Dice onion into small pieces.

CUT BOILED POTATOES.
DICE ONION INTO SMALL PIRCES

Additional Spices and Herbs: Black pepper, ginger garlic, paprika, salt, and green onion for garnishing.

Oil: Olive oil or any vegetable cooking oil.

Instructions

STEP BY STEP potato gochujang recipe 1-4
  • Boil potatoes in a pot of water until tender.
  • Once boiled, peel and cut the potatoes in half.
  • In a small bowl, mix gochujang paste with water to thin out the paste. Set aside.
STEP BY STEP potato gochujang recipe 5-8
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Once hot, add onion and sauté diced onions until softened.
  • Add ginger and garlic paste and cook for a few minutes.
  • Then add paprika and combine everything well.
STEP BY STEP potato gochujang recipe 9-12
  • Next, add gochujang sauce and let it simmer for a few minutes.
  • Add the boiled potato and add water.
  • Combine them well and cook until the sauce thickens. (5-7 mins)
  • Season with black pepper and salt if needed.
  • Finally, garnish it with green onion and combine well.
  • Serve hot with rice.

Note: Gochujang paste contains salt, so please be careful when adding additional salt.

GOCHUJANG POTATO RECIPE

Serving & Storage

Serving

The Gochujang potato recipe is a versatile dish that can be served with a variety of accompaniments. Here are some suggestions:

Steamed rice: I love pairing gochujang potato with steamed rice. The combination of the spicy potato and the fluffy rice is a match made in heaven.

Salad: You can also pair gochujang potato with a simple green salad. It add freshness and crunch to the meal.

Grilled Meat: The spicy and savory flavors of gochujang potatoes complement grilled meats such as chicken, beef, and pork. Serve the potatoes as a side dish or mix them into a salad with grilled meat.

Storage

For any leftovers, the best way to store leftover Gochujang potatoes is to place them in an airtight container and store them in the refrigerator.

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Gochujang Potato Recipe

This gochujang potato recipe is an easy and simple side dish that can be made in under 30 minutes using fermented Korean chili paste and tender boiled potatoes.
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CourseSide
CuisineFusion, korean cuisine
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Servings2
Calories286kcal

Equipment

  • Nonstick frying pan with a lid
  • Saucepan

Ingredients

Potato

  • 3 medium sized potatoes (red or yukon) – 10.5oz

Gochujang paste

  • 1 tbsp gochujang paste

Seasoning

  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • salt ( if needed)

Other

  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 2 tbsp chopped green onion

Water

  • cup water ( sauce)
  • cup water (cooking )

Oil

  • ½ tbsp olive oil or any cooking oil

Instructions

  • First, wash potatoes and cut them into halves. Then dice the onion into small pieces.
    3 medium sized potatoes (red or yukon) – 10.5oz
  • Boil potatoes in a pot of water until tender. Once boiled peel potatoes and cut into halves.
  • In a small bowl, mix the gochujang paste with some water, stirring until the paste is thinner.
    1 tbsp gochujang paste, ⅓ cup water ( sauce)
  • Heat oil in a pan and once hot, add the diced onions and saute until onion softens
    ½ cup chopped onion, ½ tbsp olive oil or any cooking oil
  • Next, add ginger and garlic paste and cook for a few minutes.
    ½ tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • Then add paprika and combine well.
    ½ tsp paprika
  • Then, add gochujang sauce and let it simmer for a few minutes.
  • Add boiled potato and combine well. Add water and cook until the sauce thickens. (5-6 mins).
    ⅓ cup water (cooking )
  • Season with black pepper and salt if needed.
    ½ tsp black pepper, salt ( if needed)
  • Finally, garnish it with spring onion and serve hot with rice.
    2 tbsp chopped green onion

Notes

#. Gochujang paste contains salt, so please be careful when adding additional salt.
The nutrition information provided is an estimate and may not be exact.

Nutrition

Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 1576mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 348IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 3mg
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