|Place of origin||Senegal|
|Region or state||West Africa|
|Associated cuisine||Senegalese cuisine|
|Main ingredients||Poultry, fish or lamb, onions, lemon and mustard|
Yassa is a spicy dish prepared with onions and either marinated poultry, marinated fish or marinated lamb. Originally from Senegal, yassa has become popular throughout West Africa. Chicken yassa (known as yassa au poulet), prepared with onions, lemon or mustard, is a specialty from the Casamance region in the south of Senegal. Other meats used for yassa are lamb and fish.