Basque Chicken Yassa

READY IN: 24hrs 45mins
Recipe by MeliBug

Traditionally served over rice.

Top Review by Chef Patience

I’m always on the look out for a new easy way to make chicken, and this fit the bill. Very good. I did omit the red pepper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the lemon juice, the vinegar, half the oil, the onions and pour on
  2. the chicken pieces in a bowl. Marinate overnight, or longer.
  3. Remove the chicken and the onions from the marinade. Brown the chicken on both sides. Remove and set aside.
  4. Fry the onions in the remaining oil for a few minutes.
  5. Add the marinade, thyme, hot pepper, water and bay leaves. Simmer on medium heat for about 10 minutes. Return the chicken to the sauce and cook until done, about 30 minutes.

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