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SENGALESE MEAL

Here’s another guest entry by our buddy, blogger Mick Vann of Gustidude. It’s a great blog. Check it out!

Art and I got together this past Saturday to put together a Senegalese Grilled Chicken recipe that was one of dozens cut from the final version of our then too-lengthy appetizer book: The Appetizer Atlas: A World of Small Bites, Art Meyer and Mick Vann, 2003, Wiley


Senegalese Grilled Chicken with Lemon and Onions (serves 8 as an appetizer)
Yassa Poulet de la Casamance
Senegal
Senegal is located on the “shoulder” of Western Africa, where it bulges way out into the Atlantic, twixt Mauritania and Guinea-Bissau. This dish is a specialty of the region around Casamance, situated north of the capital of Dakar.

Incredibly simple to prepare and loaded with bright, fresh flavor, the original recipe calls for the chicken to be grilled (done there over a small charcoal-fired hibachi-like grill called a fourni

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