Samgyetang is the latest subject of debate among Chinese and Korean netizens. Photo: Trade Korea
Samgyetang is the latest subject of debate among Chinese and Korean netizens. Photo: Trade Korea

Kimchi wars, the sequel: Baidu said samgyetang originated in China and now Korean netizens are up in arms over the traditional ginseng chicken soup dish

  • Following furores over kimchi and bibimbap – thanks to YouTubers Hamzy and Li Ziqi, and Song Joong-ki’s K-drama Vincenzo – the latest debate is over samgyetang
  • Chinese Google equivalent Baidu says the dish originates from Guangdong, but Koreans say they have been making ginseng chicken soups since the Joseon era

Samgyetang is the latest subject of debate among Chinese and Korean netizens. Photo: Trade Korea
Samgyetang is the latest subject of debate among Chinese and Korean netizens. Photo: Trade Korea
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