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Healthy and Nutritious Ginseng Chicken Soup (Samgyetang)

Healthy and Nutritious Ginseng Chicken Soup (Samgyetang)
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Ginseng chicken soup, Samgyetang, is an iconic dish in Korea. It is a nourishing soup that’s made with a small, young chicken for its tender and tasty meat. The ginseng flavored meat is so aromatic and tender, and the broth is rich and delicious!

Recipe
PRE TIME: 2 hr 2 min
COOKING TIME: 40 min
TOTAL TIME: 2 hr 42 min
2 SERVING
Ingredients:
  • 1.5 lb Whole Chicken
  • 4 Garlics cloves
  • 9 Red dates
  • 2/3 cup Korean ginseng
  • 1/4 cup Sticky rice
  • 1 tbsp Wolfberry(goji)
  • 2 Chestnut
  • 1/8 cup Scallion
  • 4 cup Water
Directions:
1
Soak sticky rice in water for 2 hours
2
Clean the chicken. Place the cleaned chicken on a cutting board or a large plate and cut off the wings.
3
Crack the ginseng with a knife a bit and peel the garlic clove.
4
Stuff the chicken cavity with 2 garlic cloves, 4 red dates(jujubes), 1/4 cup ginseng, and 2 tbsp soaked sticky rice.
5
Then, stuff the cavity with 2 additional garlic cloves, 1 tbsp goji, 2 chestnut, and 1/4 cup ginseng. Leaving room (about 1/4 of the cavity) for the rice to expand as it cooks.
6
Cross the legs and tie together with kitchen twine. Tightly close the cavity with a toothpick if necessary.
7
In a medium size pot, place the chicken and add 4 cups (or enough to cover most of the chicken) of water.
8
Add the 2 tbsp rice(to thicken the soup), 2 ginseng, 2 red dates(jujube), and 1/8 cup scallion.
9
Bring the pot to a boil with high heat, and turn medium heat to cook for additional 30 minutes. Enjoy!
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