theworldfrommykitchen

My Global Food Challenge

Senegal

Yassa Chicken (Senegal)

Yields: 4 Servings

Ingredients

2/3 cup lemon juice
4 tablespoons malt vinegar
3 onions, sliced
4 tbsp peanut oil or 4 tbsp vegetable oil
2 1/4 lbs chicken pieces
1 sprig thyme
1 green chili pepper seeded and finely chopped
2 bay leaves
1 7/8 cups chicken stock (3/4 pint)

Directions

Mix the lemon juice, vinegar, onions and 2 tbsp of the oil together,
place the chicken pieces in a shallow dish and pour over the lemon mixture.
Cover with clear film and leave to marinate for 3 hours.

Heat the remaining oil in a large saucepan and fry the chicken pieces for 4-5 minutes
until browned.

Add the marinated onions to the chicken. Fry for 3 minutes, then add the marinade,
thyme, chili, bay leaves and half the stock.

Cover the pan and simmer gently over a moderate heat for about 35 minutes, until the
chicken is cooked through, adding more stock as the sauce evaporates.

Serve hot.

http://www.food.com/recipe/yassa-chicken-senegalese-310160

Link to My Post on Senegal: https://theworldfrommykitchen.wordpress.com/2014/05/12/senegal/

Cuisine :   Senegalese 

Main Ingredient :   Chicken

For a less tangy flavor you can add less lemon juice. You can also grill the chicken first instead of frying. Needs to marinate 3 hours.

Senegal on map of Africahttp://www.activityvillage.co.uk/senegal-on-map-of-africa

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