One of Korea’s favorite foods in the summer is Korean Chicken Ginseng Soup (Sam Gye Tang-red). Korean Chicken ginseng soup is very popular because it tastes good and the benefits are very good for our body.

Usually a lot of Koreans order this menu early in the summer, because Korean Chicken Ginseng Soup is widely available in the restaurant in early summer. They will come with family or co-workers to enjoy this menu together.

But for you who want to try to cook it yourself at home, here is the recipe how to cook Korean Chicken Ginseng Soup.

Material needs:

The ingredients needed to make Korean Chicken Ginseng Soup are as follows:

For 1 portion

1 whole chicken small size
2 dry ginseng
7-8 chestnuts or chestnuts, peeled
9-10 dates
1/4 bowl of rice, soak
8 cloves of garlic, peeled
Ginger 1/4 inch, peeled and sliced ​​two
9 cups of water
2 scallions, thinly sliced ​
Add to more taste Salt and Pepper


How to cook Korean Chicken Ginseng Soup is quit long enough, it takes approximately 90 minutes to cook it. The trick is as follows:

Clean the chicken by washing it completely clean and fatty, but do not remove the skin.

Chicken fill with rice, chestnut and garlic. Use a toothpick to help insert the ingredients into the chicken.

Enter the chicken, ginseng, dates, ginger and water into a large sized pan.

Cook with medium heat until boiling water and reduce heat. Cook over low heat for 1.5 to 2 hours.

Add salt and pepper to taste.

Pour the soup into a bowl and serve with green onion slices.

Note: Do not cook more than 2 hours because the chicken will be too soft.

That’s the recipe and how to cook Korean Chicken Ginseng Soup, Good luck.