French Stewed Rabbits

Recipe: French Stewed Rabbits


  • rabbits
  • 2 tablespoonfuls of drippings
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic sliced fine
  • 1 bay−leaf
  • 2 sprigs of parsley and thyme
  • a glass of claret


  1. Skin and clean the rabbits; cut into pieces at the joints; season well.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoonfuls of drippings in a stew−pan; add the rabbits, 1 onion and 2 cloves of garlic sliced fine, 1 bay−leaf, 2 sprigs of parsley and thyme.
  3. Let all brown a few minutes; then add 1 cup of hot water and cook slowly until tender.
  4. Thicken the sauce with flour and butter; add a glass of claret; boil up and serve.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: French

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