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VIDEO: How to prepare Senegalese Chicken Yassa, a special treat for guests

Yassa is a delicacy made famous by the Senegalese Diaspora. In its variants with red meat, fish or chicken, the Yassa is one of the most delicious dishes from Senegal. Senegalese traditionally prepare Poulet Yassa as a treat for guests.


In the following video, Anna shares a family recipe for Poulet Yassa. This is a tasty and easy dish to prepare. The flavorful mix of onions, garlic and lemon in this dish will tantalize anyone’s tastebuds. After trying this recipe with chicken – give it a go with fish. Enjoy!

– 2-3 lbs chicken pieces (whole or half)
– 4-5 large onions
– 3-4 cloves garlic
– ½ cup lemon juice
– ½ cup cooking oil
– Red and black pepper (to taste )
– Salt (to taste )

You can now watch the video for instructions on how to prepare the Senegalese Chicken Yassa.

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