Friday, February 4, 2011

Andong Jjim Dak–Andong-Style Chicken

 

While in Korea, my cousin made a delicious chicken recipe for me that I immediately asked her about.  Of course she didn’t give me exact measurements, but I copied her dish to the best of my abilities and I think it came out pretty well.  I have to admit though that my cousin’s tasted better.  Maybe it’s just me, but I always prefer someone ELSE’S cooking to my own.  =P

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Although I had half a defrosted chicken in my fridge, I felt a bit unsure about using it since it had been in my fridge a few days.  =/  So I threw it out and went about bought some chicken today.  Better safe than Salmonella.  =P

 

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First, give your chicken a nice bath.  I used four drumsticks and three boneless thighs.  This was enough to feed two kids and two adults.

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In the pot, add the following:  1 CUP water, 1/3 CUP soy sauce, 3 TB minced garlic, 1 TB oyster sauce, 1 TB honey powder, 1 TB brown sugar, 3 TB rice wine, 1/2 TB of sesame oil, dash of ginger powder, and a dash of pepper.



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Grab some jujubes.



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Throw in the dates once the water starts to boil…


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I had some dried red peppers so I added those as well.


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Meanwhile, get some glass noodles ready.


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I also added some green and red peppers.


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Add some dae-pa (large green onions).


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Add some onions and potatoes.


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Let everything cook for about 20 minutes…


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And then add the glass noodles and let it cook until the noodles are done.


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As soon as the potatoes and noodles are done – you’re ready to serve!


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Enjoy!

12 comments:

  1. Hi there , i love your blog your recipes are so informative and this looks too delicious! I have a question about this recipe , can it be made using cubed boneless , skinless chicken breast? Im not a fan of dark meat . If not , is it ok if the drumsticks are skinless or will it be too dry?

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  2. Yum, this sounds delicious! I love Korean food, and sweet potato noodles.

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  5. you have a very Detailed instructions. Beautiful dish!

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  6. The recipe sounds n look s delicious..thanks a lot for sharing this authentic recipe..will try it in my home. How much time does it need to complete..?

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  7. The recipe sounds n look s delicious..thanks a lot for sharing this authentic recipe..will try it in my home. How much time does it need to complete..?

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  8. woww.. im a big fan of this.. color is too tempting... you wr my inspiration to start a blog of my own.. i just celebrated my sec blog anniversary.. bt still i remember the fst day i found ur blog.. 13hours i spent in ur blog and after that daily i wl search recipes and wl try in my kitchen :) This recipe is also very intersting bookmarked !!!

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  9. Wow…..its looks beautiful and too tempting!

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  10. Did you cook the glass noodles first or just rinse it? The glass noodles pictured above looked like you just threw in dry ones. :) I always seem to get the noodles wrong when it comes to these types of dishes.

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  11. it's only 7:15a and i am drooooling over this dish. looks SO good.

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  12. I made this tonight, it was so delicious and such a crowd pleaser! The hubby called me a goddess :) Of course, the credit is yours.

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