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Chicken yassa, Sirocco spices




Others ingredients

  • 1 kg chicken
  • 5 medium sized onions
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 4 yellow lemons
  • 1 Lime
  • salt, pepper
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 25 cl chicken broth


  1. 1

    Squeeze the 5 lemons to collect the juice then peel and slice the onions and crush the garlic clove.

  2. 2

    In a bowl, make the Yassa chicken marinade: mix the oil with the lemon juice, the crushed garlic cloves, the sliced ​​onions and add the spices. Salt and pepper lightly.

  3. 3

    Arrange the chicken pieces in a dish and cover them with the marinade. Leave to marinate in the refrigerator for 6 to 12 hours (ideally overnight). Remove the chicken pieces from the marinade and brown them lightly in a Dutch oven.

  4. 4

    In another saucepan, brown the onions soaked in marinade for 10 minutes, add the mustard and the bay leaves.

  5. 5

    Pour these over the chicken, add the chicken broth and cook for 1 hour.

  6. 6

    Serve the chicken yassa with white rice.