How to cook a rabbit?

Elena Melnichenko
Elena Melnichenko
September 8, 2014
How to cook a rabbit?

Rabbit meat is a dietary variety, as it is easily digested. Let's talk about how quickly and tasty cook rabbit.

How to cook a rabbit in the oven

You will need:

  • rabbit carcass;
  • 3 onions;
  • 0.5 tbsp. not sharp mustard;
  • 2 tbsp. l vegetable oil;
  • kefir;
  • seasonings, greens.


  1. Rinse the rabbit meat well.
  2. Remove the foil from the carcass and cut it into portions.
  3. Onion cut into half rings and mix it with meat and spices.
  4. Add kefir. It should be enough to completely cover the meat. Send the rabbit for 12 hours in the fridge to marinate.
  5. Before baking with mustard, add marinade piquancy. Stir and allow to stand for 10-15 minutes at room temperature.
  6. While the meat is saturated with marinade, heat the oven to 180-200 degrees and prepare a baking sheet greased with vegetable oil.
  7. Put the rabbit without marinade on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.Remove the meat from the oven, turn it over, sprinkle with chopped greens and simmer until cooked.

Another recipe for cooking a rabbit in the oven can be found in the article How to cook a rabbit in the oven.

Rabbit in sour cream

You will need:

  • 1 kg of rabbit meat;
  • 200 g fat sour cream;
  • 70 g butter;
  • 330 ml of broth;
  • 2 tbsp. l wheat flour;
  • 2 small bulbs;
  • 2 cloves of garlic;
  • juice of half a lemon;
  • 2 bay leaves;
  • basil dessert spoon;
  • salt, pepper to taste.


  1. My rabbit carcass and cut into portions. Add salt, pepper, lemon juice and mix.
  2. Each piece of the rabbit rolls down in flour and for 7-10 minutes. fry the meat in butter. The pieces should be covered with an appetizing golden crust.
  3. We take the finished meat out of the frying pan and transfer it to a saucepan or uatnitsa.
  4. While the rabbit is fried, finely chop the onion. Wait until the meat is ready and fry it in the same oil. Add golden onions to the meat.
  5. Heat the broth and pour them a rabbit. We let it boil, then we reduce the fire and simmer for 50-60 minutes. During quenching, the liquid will evaporate. So do not forget to periodically check the dish and, if necessary, add water.
  6. Add spices and simmer the meat for another 10-15 minutes.
  7. Turn off the fire and add sour cream and chopped garlic to the skillet. Give the dish to stand for 10-15 minutes.