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Thiebou yapp or rice with meat

Maria's Culinary Universe
Senegal in the spotlight today with a recipe for thiebou yapp or rice with meat. Thiebou Yapp or rice with meat is one of the most popular dishes in Senegalese cuisine.
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course stew
Cuisine Senegalese
Servings 2


  • ¼ chicken
  • 250 g of beef or mutton
  • 250 g rice _
  • 1 ½ large onions
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 3 stalks of parsley
  • 2 balls of peppers
  • 1 green pepper
  • ½ can of Macedonia
  • some olives
  • Nora spices
  • Nora Provencal herbs Nora shrimp powder, Nora ground black pepper, seven spices
  • oil salt and laurel


  • Make the nokoss. Crush half an onion, parsley, garlic, chilli and bell pepper. Then add the Nora special meat marinade, Nora black ground pepper and salt.
  • Marinate the meats with the nokoss and reserve the rest.
  • Fry the chicken on both sides until golden brown then set aside.
  • Reduce the oil then add the marinated beef, a little onion and a little nokoss, stir well and leave to fry.
  • Once the onion is slightly caramelized.
  • Add about 2l of water, a little nokoss, peppers, spices (herbes de Provence, Nora powdered pepper, Nora powdered shrimp, bay leaf) and salt. Then add the chicken and simmer about twenty minutes .
  • The chicken is well cooked, set it aside.
  • Adjust the broth and add the rice and cook.
  • Once the rice is almost cooked, place the chicken on it so that it stays hot when ready to serve.
  • Cover with cling film then cover and reduce the heat to a minimum.
  • Meanwhile, make the onion and Macedonia sauce.
  • In a frying pan, add a little oil, then the diced onions and peppers, add the rest of the nokoss, season.
  • Add the Macedonia and simmer over low heat.
  • Here, your thiebou yapp or rice with meat is ready.
  • First serve the rice in a large dish.
  • Then add the chicken and the Macedonia sauce.
  • Enjoy this excellent dish of thiebou yapp or rice with meat, yum.