Sat, Nov 21 | Virtual African Cooking Class

Couples' African Cooking Experience: Senegalese Yassa Chicken, and Grilled Whole fish

Learn how to make Yassa Chicken, a scrumptious Senegalese dish that the whole world should know about. The chicken is so delicious, tender, and flavorful with lots of caramelized onions in a sweet, spicy, lemony sauce.
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Time & Location

Nov 21, 2020, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST
Virtual African Cooking Class

About the Event

Learn how to make Senegalese Yassa Chicken and Cameroonian Grilled whole fish, 2 scrumptious dishes that the whole world should know about. The Yassa chicken is so delicious, tender, and flavorful with lots of caramelized onions in a sweet, spicy, lemony sauce while the fish is packed with flavor and herbs.

What you need: 

Computer and Zoom, Internet connection, 4 pots, Grill or oven, frying pan 

Ingredients Yassa:

  • 2.5 - 3 pounds Chicken (thighs, legs or breast), skin-on, 1-2 lemon sliced, divided
  • 2 Large Onions Sliced (chopped), 4 cloves garlic, minced (minced)
  • 1-2 Bay leaf, 2 cubes Maggie or 1Tablespoon Chicken Bouillon
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, 2 Tablespoons Dijon, or grain mustard, 1 Scotch bonnet pepper 
  • 1 cup or more chicken stock or water

*Pre-cooked rice or freshly boiled rice.

Directions: 

Clean your chicken, pat it dry and spice it with the following: 

Onions, salt, black pepper, 1 teaspoon of minced garlic, and Maggie to the chicken.  Let it marinate in the fridge overnight.

Grilled Fish Ingredients:

1 whole Tilapia or Pampano, I cup of vegetable oil.

1 bunch of fresh mint leaves, 1 bunch Thai basil, 4 stems celery and 4 stems parsley

1 small onion, 3 cloves of garlic, 1 habanero or chili flakes as needed (optional), 2 seasoning cubes, 2 medium tomatoes

2 ripe yellow plantains, salt, 1 teaspoon black and white pepper each

Directions:

Blend all your all herbs, onion, and garlic together and put aside. Blend tomatoes and keep. Peel Plantains and cut into cylindrical shapes and keep in the fridge. 

Recommended wine: South African Mbali, any good Chenin Blanc, or your favorite white wine or red blend.

We can't wait to cook with you. Please do pre-prep as necessary. 

Tickets
Price
Quantity
Total
  • Couples' Chicken Yassa & Fish
    $99.99
    +$6 Tax
    $99.99
    +$6 Tax
    0
    $0
  • Meal Prep Kit
    $70
    +$4.20 Tax
    $70
    +$4.20 Tax
    0
    $0
Total$0

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