Due to the record-breaking heat wave every day , many people are trying to recover their lost energy through health food. âBok Dal Im,â a representative food culture in Korea, is a season between June and July, showing off in sambok (chÅbok, junbok, malbok) It refers to overcoming the heat by eating food and going to a cool waterfront. Typical bok sauce foods include samgyetang , eel, abalone, croaker, and octopus. âSamgyetang,â synonymous with summer health food, puts garlic, jujube, ginseng , and glutinous rice in a young chicken's stomach for a long time It's boiled food. Once upon a time, ginseng was called âgyesamtangâ because it was rare and the supply and demand of chicken was relatively easy. After the 70s, when the supply and demand of ginseng became easier, people bought it It became âSamgyetang,â which was removed from the front. Chewy meat and light soup. Let's restore energy with Lee Yeol's fiery hot samgyetang.
Samgyetang restaurants across the country include Seoul's native village Samgyetang, Lake Samgyetang, Nonhyeon Samgyetang, Panax, Hundred Year Native Samgyetang, Goryeo Samgyetang , Gangnam Samgyetang, Gobong Samgyetang, 3 Daesangyejangjin, and Jiho Oriental Medicine Samgyetang , Vineyard Samgyetang, Incheon Inhyeon Chicken Samgyetang, Gungjung Samgyetang, Geumsan Wonjo Samgyetang, Yeongju Punggi Samgyetang, Gunsan Goksi Samgyetang, Bucheon Gangwon Native Samgyetang, Cheongju Baeksan Samgyetang, Daegu Famous places include Geumgok Samgyetang , Busan Dongnae Samgyetang , Daegung Samgyetang, Wooseong Samgyetang, Daejeon Geumseong Samgyetang, Changwon Masan Baekje Samgyetang, and Paju Observatory Nurungji Samgyetang. For those of you who are tired of the heat wave, I would like to introduce the best restaurants in Seoul Samgyetang, an emerging powerhouse.
1. Soft meat and refreshing soup, Hongdae's 'One Hundred Year Local Samgyetang'
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Samgyetang specialty store âOne Hundred Years Traditional Samgyetang â located near Hongik University Station. It is a place bustling with customers who visit Samgyetang every time they eat. It's so popular that even the parking lot in front of the store is prepared with outdoor seating on lucky day. Enjoying a meal under a tent makes you feel like you've found a nostalgic market. The signature menu is âTojong Samgyetang,â which uses only 35-day-old young gye and boasts tender meat. You can enjoy a clear and refreshing soup without any impurities using broth made with fruit and herbal ingredients. Kakuteki and Chinese cabbage kimchi, which are easy to eat with tender meat, can be eaten as much as you want from a small pot placed on the table . Note that âperilla samgyetang,â which is thickly boiled with plenty of perilla seeds, is popular for its mild perilla flavor and savory flavor .
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â² Location: 118 Yanghwa-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 09:30 â 22:30 every day
â² Price: Local perilla samgyetang 14,000 won, perilla samgyetang 15,000 won
â² Review (Shikigami FKSDUDDL): I ate perilla samgyetang, but at first, perilla was just around the corner I was disappointed to know that it was in it, but after eating a spoonful of soup, I fell in love with it. It has a thick, savory flavor like porridge. The chicken meat is also soft, so when combined with glutinous rice, I think it's perfect to eat perilla chicken porridge.
2. Korea's first samgyetang specialty store, City Hall 'Goryeo Samgyetang'
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âGoryeo Samgyetangâ, a samgyetang specialty store that has been in business since 1960, has had many regular customers for its samgyetang flavor that hasn't changed over the years. It has been selected by the Michelin Guide for 2 consecutive years and is a popular restaurant among foreign tourists. The signature menu is âSamgyetang,â which is prepared with fresh domestic chicken sold directly from the farm. Fill the chicken with ginseng, jujube, garlic, and glutinous rice, add various herbal ingredients, and simmer for at least 4 hours. Chicken that has been thoroughly boiled has a moist texture that can be easily separated. âGoryeo Chicken,â which has been completely stripped of fat, and âOh Hyang Pik's foot,â which is boiled with various herbal ingredients, are enjoyed by nearby office workers as snacks in the evening It's a popular menu you're looking for, so be sure to check it out .
â² Location: 1 Seosomun-ro 11-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 10:30 â 21:30 every day
â² Price: Samgyetang 16,000 won, Goryeo chicken 17,000 won
â² Review (Good food): The flavor of the herbal medicine doesn't detract from the unique light flavor of chicken. That's why I thought foreigners would eat it without hesitation. It's the taste that comes to mind when you think of a light and perfect samgyetang.
3. Samgyetang with natural medicinal water and shiitake mushrooms, Yeouido's âGobong Samgyetangâ
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âGobong Samgyetangâ is a samgyetang specialty store located near National Assembly Hall Station. It is a place that is responsible for the well-being of nearby office workers, to the point where there is a queue full of people in the summer. The signature menu is âYusu Jeong Samgyetang,â which has the color of a golden soup. The chicken's chewiness and chewiness are preserved by adding broth made from herbal medicine and shiitake mushrooms and bringing it to a boil. If you order samgyetang, a cup of freshly soaked ginseng wine will also be prepared. âChicken yakiniku,â which has a subtle charcoal flavor, is also a popular menu. You can experience a new type of chicken dish by adding spicy sauce to thinly minced chicken and pouring it out like before. I recommend eating it with pickled peppers and lettuce wraps that come with it .
â² Location: 5 Gukhoe-daero 72-gil, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 11:00 â 21:30 every day, B/T 14:30 â 18:00
â² Price: Yaksu Samgyetang 15,000 won, Yusu Hanbang Samgyetang 17,000 won
â² Review (Shikigin po colorful wer): Yellow? Just looking at the soup makes me feel healthy. It is said to have been boiled in medicinal water, so it feels even more nourishing. If you add the ginseng liquor that comes as a service, you can't stop in the summer. I think I've had a lot of branches recently, which is great. It was the same even if something had a slight change in flavor!
4. Samgyetang steamed in shiru, Gyodae's âThree Great Three Gaijinâ
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As the name of the store suggests, âThe Three Great Three Keizan-in â is a place that has been in business for 3 generations. Unlike its long history, the newly built building catches the footsteps of young guests with its modern interior and atmosphere. The kitchen is an open kitchen where you can see all the cooking processes. The signature menu is âSamgyetang,â which is prepared with 3 types of pine nuts, mung beans , and mugwort. Chicken is steamed in a siru to have a moist texture, and uses broth that has been thoroughly cooked for 24 hours to create a deep flavor. The spice patties are sweet and sour, and are great to eat with samgyetang, which has a light flavor. âSous vide chicken,â which uses local chicken cooked using the sous vide technique, is popular because you can enjoy even chewy local chicken smoothly. Note that there are many delicacies that are eaten with various mushrooms and kishimen sari in the leftover soup .
â² Location: 56-3, Banpo-daero 28-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 11:30 â 22:00 every day
â² Price : Pine nuts/ mung beans/ mugwort samgyetang 16,000 won, sous vide chicken half-mari (2 servings) 33,000 won
â² Review (to eat Japanese rice noodles): Samgyetang specialty located in Seocho dining room. The dish I ordered was not samgyetang, but a sous vide chicken. In other words, it's chicken mizutaki cooked at a low temperature for a long time. First of all, the herbal medicine is used well, so the soup is light and has a very good aroma. I feel like I'm taking medicine. The meat is very tender, so it's very easy to eat, and the special sauce you eat it with enhances the flavor. Also, eating kishimen noodles and mushrooms is fine. On lucky days, people are bursting with people, so I recommend going around Lucky Day.
5. Seoul's top 3 samgyetang, Yongsan 'Gangwon Jeong'
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'Gangwon-jeong' is a samgyetang specialty store that has been operating for a long time, keeping the hanok intact. Every year on Lucky Day, the place is crowded with people visiting Samgyetang from the opening time. All food is prepared using only carefully selected domestic ingredients. The signature menu is âSamgyetang,â a chicken filled with glutinous rice and ginseng. The characteristic is that green onions and sunflower seeds are placed on top of the samgyetang. It uses a broth made by adding various herbal ingredients along with chicken feet, and boasts the unique flavor of chicken broth. Chicken and rice filled with glutinous rice are also served separately, so you can have a hearty meal. The lightly seasoned white radish kimchi is a North Korean-style kimchi that is not irritating and has a refreshing flavor that goes well with a light samgyetang. Note that âfried chicken soupâ can only be ordered at dinner time and is not sold from April to September.
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â² Location: 13-10 Wonhyo-ro 89-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: Every day 11:30 – 20:30, B/T 14:30 â 17:30, closed on the first, third, and fifth Sundays
â² Price: Samgyetang 14,000 won, fried chicken soup 35,000 won, ginseng liquor 5,000 won
â² Review (food and drink Jeong Joo Na Jung-ju ): As soon as it opened, the line just lined up. If you try chicken meat that is soft yet chewy, I think I'll be able to keep waiting. The radish kimchi didn't have too much seasoning, so it went well with samgyetang.