Recipe: Delicious Poulet Yassa 🇸🇳

Poulet Yassa 🇸🇳. This traditional chicken dish from the Casamance region of Senegal is one of the most famous African recipes and is found in Senegalese restaurants the world over. For best results let the chicken marinate overnight; in Africa, this is essential to tenderize the sometimes tougher African fowl. It is also very good when made with fish.

Poulet Yassa 🇸🇳 Yassa Chicken (Poulet au Yassa)- A Super Popular Senegalese succulent chicken with caramelized onions and mustard. If you love onions you will love this onion extravaganza of incredibly moist and flavorful Senegalese dish. It is a French inspired meal that has been adapted by the Senegalese specifically in the Casamance region of Senegal. You can cook Poulet Yassa 🇸🇳 using 10 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Poulet Yassa 🇸🇳

  1. It’s 1 of cuisse de poulet.
  2. You need 1 of filet de poulet.
  3. Prepare 1 of citron jaune.
  4. It’s 1 of citron vert.
  5. Prepare 2 of petits oignons.
  6. It’s 1 gousse of d'ail.
  7. Prepare 1 of cac de moutarde.
  8. It’s 2 of petits piments.
  9. Prepare 5 of cas d'huile d'olive.
  10. It’s 1 of feuille de laurier.

Poulet yassa is a famous Senegalese dish that has become popular throughout Western Africa. Giving the chicken a long marinade in the lemon juice helps to tenderize the tough poultry found in the region and gives it an incomparable flavor. Poulet Yassa is a traditional meal of the Casamance people of Senegal. The chicken is marinated in a bunch of ingredients and spices then allowed to marinate for hours or preferably overnight.

Poulet Yassa 🇸🇳 instructions

  1. Préparer la marinade : jus de citron (les 2), gousse d'ail écrasée, un oignon émincé et 3 cas d'huile d'olive. Ajouter votre poulet. Laissez mariner au moins 6 heures au frais..
  2. Sortez votre poulet. Faites revenir sans graisse votre poulet dans votre poêle ou votre marmite. Les faire griller des 2 côtés (5min de chaque côté)..
  3. Faites revenir avec de l'huile votre 2eme oignon. Ajouter le reste de marinade..
  4. Ajouter la feuille de laurier, le piment coupé en morceaux et la moutarde. Bien mélanger puis ajouter le poulet..
  5. Laissez cuire à feu doux 1 heure. Vous pouvez servir en accompagnement du riz ou de la semoule..

While the chicken is cooking, heat the oil in a large wide pan over a high heat, then stir in the marinade and onions. For the seafood version called Yassa Djeune, replace chicken with whole firm-fleshed fish such as red snapper, wild-caught tilapia, tile fish, amberjack, porgy, grouper, sheepshead, etc. Salmon fillets are also a great alternative. Chicken Yassa is now eaten in the whole region of West Africa and is becoming also more and more popular outside the continent. The chicken marinated with a sauce made of mostly onions and mustard has a unique taste and gives the Poulet Yassa the delicious fusion flavors of Senegal.