Wednesday, July 12, 2017
"Samgyetang" Ginseng Chicken Soup/ /人参鸡汤/삼계탕.
Dear friends, today 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)
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 http://kkimchi88.blogspot.kr/20…/…/ginseng-chicken-soup.html