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chicken with mayonnaise in a blue bowl with plantains

Poulet Mayo recipe (chicken with mayonnaise) from Congo

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  • Author: Magali Mutombo
  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 1h10 min
  • Total Time: 0 hours
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: lunch, dinnwe
  • Method: Roasting
  • Cuisine: African


Poulet mayo recipe from Congo-Kinshasa (chicken with mayonnaise)


  • 1 whole chicken
  • 3 Tbsp of mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp of mustard
  • 1 tsp dry rosemary
  • 1 tsp dry thyme
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 Tbsp chicken seasoning
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 1 green pepper (chopped)
  • 1 yellow pepper (chopped)
  • 1 big cucumber (diced)
  • 3 greens onions  (chopped)
  • 1 onion (sliced)
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup of olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Split your chicken in half. Rub it with paprika, salt, pepper, nutmeg, rosemary, dry thyme.
  • Place it on a baking rack with a pan at the bottom to collect the dripping juice from the chicken.
  • Bake it for 40 min.
  • In the meantime, heat up a grilling pan. Once warm, place your onions halves on it to get some charred. Put them aside.
  • Cut your cucumbers, onions, peppers.
  • Once your chicken is ready, debone the chicken and cut it in small pieces. Put in a bowl.
  • In that bowl, add the vegetables, mayonnaise, mustard, lime zest to your chicken. Mix well. Add salt & pepper to season.
  • Put the chicken on a parchment paper and wrap it well.
  • Place it on a baking sheet rack, in the oven for 30 min at 350F.
  • Serve warm