Epicurious' rabbit stew recipe and Food.com's rabbit hunter's style recipe are two good examples of rabbit recipes using a slow cooker. The Epicurious recipe takes about six hours, while Food.com's is ready in two.Continue Reading
To make slow cooker rabbit stew, cut one rabbit into serving pieces. Place it in a slow cooker with salt, pepper, 1 8-ounce can of tomato sauce, 1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes, 2 chopped garlic cloves and 1 pound sliced mushrooms. Season the stew with 1/2 teaspoon of rosemary, parsley, thyme, oregano, 2 bay leaves and 3 sliced leeks. Add 2 cups dry white wine and 8 to 10 very small potatoes. Cook on high for six hours.
To make rabbit hunter's style, cut 1 large rabbit into eight pieces, rinse the meat and pat it dry. Cook 4 slices of bacon until crisp, crumble it and set it aside. Brown the rabbit in bacon fat and place it in a slow cooker.
To make the sauce, cook 4 chopped shallots and 3 minced garlic cloves in the skillet for two minutes, and then add 2 tablespoons flour, 1/2 cup of dry white wine, 1 8-ounce can of tomato sauce, 1/2 cup of water, 1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil and 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme. Bring to a boil. Add the sauce to the rabbit, and cook on high for two hours. Add 1 1/2 cups of sliced mushrooms and continue cooking on high until the rabbit is tender. Garnish with crumbled bacon and chopped parsley.Learn more about Meat