Saturday, July 11, 2015

人参鸡汤/Ginseng chicken soup/삼계탕

人参鸡汤/Ginseng chicken soup/삼계탕
Dear friends, this coming Monday is the Chobok (초복) in Korea, is the day that Koreans enjoy the Ginseng Chicken Soup/ Samgyetang.
Samgyetang is a hot soup for hot summer days. It is especially popular to eat this chicken soup on sambok (삼복) days, which are three distinct days of the lunar calendar — Chobok (초복), Jungbok (중복), and Malbok (말복) - which are commonly among the hottest and most sultry days in Korea.[ It is believed to eat the soup thr...eetimes in this period is good for your health.
Samgyetang (Korean pronunciation: [sʰamɡjetʰaŋ]) means ginseng (kor. insam) - chicken (kor. gye) - soup (kor. tang). It consists primarily of a whole young chicken (poussin) - filled with garlic and rice -, scallion and spices, among them jujube and Korean ginseng (source:wikipedia)
亲爱的朋友们,在这来临的星期一是“初伏”Chobok (초복),是韩国人家家户户都会准备享用人参鸡汤的日子。
根据农历,一年之中,有三天是最热的日子,被称为“三伏”;初伏Chobok (초복), 中伏Jungbok (중복), 末伏Malbok (말복) 。
Recipe is available at…/…/ginseng-chicken-soup.html

No comments: