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Andong Jjimdak (Simmered Chicken In Soy Sauce)

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My friend Kenneth in Korea uploaded a great video that inspired me to do this recipe. It's called Andong Jjimdak and it is a delicious and hearty dish of simmered chicken in a sweet and spicy soy sauce mixture with glass noodles. The best thing about this dish is that it's super easy to prepare. Hope you enjoy it!
Ingredients
  Glass noodles 150 Gram (Korean glass noodles used)
  Chicken 1 1⁄2 Pound, cut into bite sized pieces
  Oil 2 Tablespoon (For frying)
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Onion 1 Small, roughly chopped
  Green onions 4 Medium, roughly chopped
  Carrots 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
  Potatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
  Napa cabbage 3 Cup (48 tbs), chopped
For the soy mixture
  Soy sauce 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Ginger/Ginger powder 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Garlic 3 Tablespoon, minced
  Dried chilies/Red pepper flakes 3 Medium, crushed (Alternatively if using red pepper flakes, use 2 tablespoons of it)
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon, ground
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Mirin 2 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Take a pan and boil Korean glass noodles until tender. Strain them and rinse in cold water and set them aside for a while.

MAKING
2. In a bowl mix together soy sauce, grated ginger, minced garlic, crushed dried chilies, ground black pepper, honey, Mirin and sesame oil. Combine together.
3. In a pan with oil brown the chicken. Add water and the soy mixture. Then add the onion and green onions. Mix well, cover and simmer on medium till the vegetables are almost tender.
4. Add the chopped napa cabbage just before finishing. Mix well, cover and cook for 3 more minutes.
5. Finally add the glass noodles and mix well.

SERVING
6. Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Korean
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Easy
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Korean Andong Jimdak is one of the rare recipes that shows off the culinary richness of Korea. Take a look at this easy soy simmered chicken recipe that is fragrant with aromatic spices and rich in authentic Korean flavors. It's not too spicy so don't be afraid to try it!

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