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Dry Poulet Yassa

Dry Poulet Yassa 
 
Country of origin: Senegal
 
Our recipe for today is this famous West African chicken dish - Poulet Yassa. Here's how to prepare it:  
 

 
Ingredients:
 
2 small boneless chicken breast halves without skin, cubed
 
• 1 small onion, minced
 
• 15 ml (1 tbsp) Dijon mustard
 
• 2 limes (juice)
 
• 2 cloves garlic (minced)
 
• 1 cube of concentrated chicken, crushed (optional)
 
• 1tsp coriander
 
• 1tsp chilli powder
 
• 1 tsp cardamom
 
• 30 ml (2 tbsp.) Peanut oil or canola
 
• 125 ml (1/2 cup) water or chicken broth
 
• 1 red pepper, seeded and cut into strips
 
• 1 green pepper, seeded and cut into strips
 
• Salt and pepper
 

 
Directions:
 
 
• In a bowl, combine chicken, onion, mustard, spices, lime juice, garlic, chicken concentrate and half of the oil (15 ml / 1 tbsp.). Let soak 10 minutes.
 
• In a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, brown the chicken and marinade in the remaining oil (15 ml / 1 tbsp.).
 
• Add some salt and pepper.
 
• Add some water and let it simmer for 15 minutes.
 
• Add peppers and cook 5 minutes or until chicken is done and peppers al dente .
 
Serve with basmati rice.
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