아만다 죽

Good Man has finally gotten the Expat Cold. By that I mean he’s got this damn cold that will not go away.

In Korea, when you have a cold you eat 죽 (juk) or 김치찌게 (kimchi jjigae). I decided to make some juk.

Apparently I put way too many vegetables in my juk, so Good Man claims “it’s not Korea juk, but Amanda juk.” It’s a heck of a lot like chicken vegetable rice soup, but hey.

아만다 죽

1 C sticky rice
~1/4 or 1/3 C brown rice
1 lb chicken, thawed and chopped
3 carrots, chopped
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced

8 oz mushrooms, chopped
~1/2 C frozen peas
~1/2 C frozen corn
3 scallions, sliced
olive oil
salt and pepper

Soak rice in plenty of water for 1 hr. Drain. Cook carrots, onions, and garlic in a little oil for a few minutes. Add mushrooms and cook a minute or two longer. Add chicken, rice, and 8 C of water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring often, for about 30 mins. Rice should be fully cooked, juk should be thick. Add peas and corn, cook until heated through. Garnish with scallions. Salt and pepper to taste.

아만다 죽

행복한 남편

One thought on “아만다 죽

  1. Comment from: umma2kimchilovers [Visitor]
    Has Goodman ever tried homemade chicken noodle soup? What deos he think of American soups like cream of broccoli and cheddar or potatoe cheddar?
    03/19/09 @ 23:39

    Comment from: admin [Member] Email
    I’ve never made him homemade chicken noodle soup, but he’s eaten a variety of Campbell’s soups and thought they were fine.
    03/19/09 @ 23:42

    Comment from: jeanny [Visitor] Email · http://jeannybeans.blogspot.com
    남편이 행복하니 다행스럽지요? A sick and unhappy husband would be so sad.

    Your 죽 looks delicious!
    03/20/09 @ 17:06

    Comment from: Su-Jin [Visitor]
    Belated congrats on getting married! I was just in Korea for work and did not see until today that you’d done your civil ceremony. Btw, your juk looks delicious!! GoodMan is very very lucky. Heehee.
    03/24/09 @ 13:10

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