Samjang Iloilo is serving Korean fried chicken in Iloilo City. This includes chicken fillet and bite size chicken. While majority of Korean restaurants in Iloilo focuses on serving samgyupsal, this place is your go-to when you crave for some chicken.
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If you closely follow Korean drama, chicken shops are quite popular in Korea. In Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo, her dad is running a fried chicken store. The family of Ra Eun-woo in School 2017 is also selling chicken. In Start Up, Seo Dal-mi’s favorite treat from her dad is a box of chicken. And the list goes on.
Leads would enjoy chicken with rice, with sides like salad and coleslaw. Some would love to have pickled radish and mayonnaise or sweetcorn dip. But most, they would enjoy chicken with beer.
Samjang Iloilo Menu
As expected, you can have “chikin”. According to National Institute of Korean Language, the word “chikin” means a “dish made by coating chopped chicken with flour and frying or baking it”.
What You Can Have
Good news. Chicken is not the only meal you can have. There are also other meals that you can try.
You can have some kimchi bokkeumbap and ramyeon with egg.
You can also try their version of sandwiches.
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How to Get There
Samjang is located at Heritage Building, Q. Abeto Street, Mandurriao. The best way to get into here is to ride either a Molo Mandurriao jeepney or Mandurriao SM City.
Korean-style fried chicken is totally different. It more of a reflection of an Asian frying technique that taking out the fat in the skin. The meat is made to be thin and crusty.
Just like any other meals you will have, Korean style fried is healthy when eaten in moderation. It is high in fats and carbs nutrients which is helpful for the body if in the right amount.
Photos are from Samjang Iloilo Facebook Page.
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