Korean steamed chicken [Jjim Dak] Recipe

Difficulty: Medium | Total Time: 50minutes | Active Time: | Makes: 20minutes

Steamed chicken [Jjim Dak] is a sweet but savory dish that is very popular in Korea. The dish originated from the city of Andong, which if you visit today you will find that they even have a Jjim Dak street which has many steamed chicken restaurants.

  • a chopped whole chicken
  • 3 Potatoes
  • glass noodles
  • 3 Dried chillies
  • 1 and a half carrot
  • 1 onion
  • 2 spring onion

For making sauce

  • 2/3 cup of soy sauce
  • 3 Tbs cooking wine
  • 1 Tbs oyster sauce
  • 2 Tbs starch syrup(or rice syrup)
  • 3 Tbs sugar
  • 1 Tbs sesame oil
  • Pepper and 1 crushed garlic
  1. Peel the skin off the chicken.
  2. Soak the chicken pieces and glass noodles in the water for 20minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, Cut the vegetables into big slices.
  4. Making the sauce. Mix the all sauce ingredients in the bowl.
  5. First,Boil the chicken pieces for 3mins then save that chicken stock.
  6. Get another pan and put in chickens, carrots, potatoes,dried chillies.
  7. Add the sauce and 3 cups of the water we saved(chicken stock).Then boil them for 25minutes.
  8. Add glass noodles and spring onion. Then boil 5minutes more.
  9. *TIP
    Peel the veggie’s edge smooth because if their conner is sharp, it’s easy to be broken when it’s steamed for a long time.

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