Chicken has a special place in Korean cuisine because when cooked whole in soup or steamed, it was the most welcoming way to treat guests. Koreans have this fun tradition where you are supposed to have a hot sizzling whole chicken soup to help you stay healthy during the very hot summer in Korea.
Yonggye Baeksuk and Samgyetang are two such soups where a whole chicken is cooked with various herbs including ginseng. And recently, Korean Fried Chicken has become world-famous. Chuncheon Dakgalbi and Chicken Bulgogi are also some other great recipes that are definitely worth a try.