Jjimdak (Korean Braised chicken)

Here’s how to make a hearty, flavorful Korean braised chicken dish, called jjimdak! It’s very easy to make at home with a few basic ingredients! Simply omit the chili peppers for a mild version.

Korean braised chicken

Jjimdak (찜닭) is a braised chicken dish. Jjim generally refers to dishes that are steamed, stewed or braised in a sauce, and dak means chicken. These two syllables can be reversed, so jjimdak is also called dakjjim (닭찜). A popular spicy version is known as Andong jjimdak (안동찜닭). It’s a huge restaurant favorite that’s easy to make at home with a few basic ingredients!

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