Andong Jjimdak (안동 찜닭) is a braised chicken dish. 찜 means “steamed” or “boiled/braised” while 닭 means chicken.

Braised in a soy sauce-based liquid, Andong Jjimdak is usually cooked with other ingredients such as carrots, potatoes, leafy greens etc.

It is believed that jjim dak originated from Andong, South Korea. So much so that there is a chain of restaurants in South Korea named Andong JJim Dak.

Andong Jjimdak Restaurant Signboard
Andong Jjim Dak Restaurant Signboard (Photo by 해수의 일상 블로그 under CC BY-ND)

If you are looking for an easy-to-eat and delicious Korean dish, then don’t forget to try jjim dak on your trip to Korea!

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