How to cook the rabbit in the oven

Servings: 8 Cooking time: 1 hour. 40 minutes

Now I'll show you how to cook the rabbit in the oven on the Mediterranean recipes - with potatoes, carrots and lemon.

I believe that the rabbit with potatoes in the oven - itfestive dish. Therefore, it is important that it looked beautiful. In this sense, the pieces of rabbit meat surrounded by vegetables, decorated with lemon wedges look great.

In addition, in the dish add a lot of Mediterranean spices: pepper, thyme, garlic, basil and bay leaves make rabbit meat spicy and piquant. Try it, I'm sure that you will enjoy!

Ingredients for "How to cook the rabbit in the oven":

  • 1 small rabbit (about 1.5 kg), divided into 8 pieces;
  • 3 onions;
  • 2 cloves of garlic;
  • 1 small lemon;
  • 4 medium carrots;
  • 1 kg small potatoes;
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil;
  • large cup (300 mL) chicken broth;
  • 3 bay leaves;
  • 2 sprigs of thyme;
  • 3-4 pea allspice;
  • 1 bunch basil;
  • salt and black pepper - to taste.

You will also need a frying pan without plastic handles with lid or closing heatproof baking dish.

The recipe for "How to cook the rabbit in the oven":

how to cook a rabbit in the oven
Peel the onions and garlic.
Bulbs, cut in half and cut into slices.
Garlic cut into thin slices.

how to cook a rabbit in the oven
Wash the lemon in hot water, wipe dry and cut into thin slices.

how to cook a rabbit in the oven
Carrot and potato peel and wash.
Every potatoes, cut in half lengthwise, cut into slices or carrot slices.

how to cook a rabbit in the oven
Wash the pieces of rabbit meat, remove the remnants of skin and fat, dry and sprinkle the meat with salt and pepper.

how to cook a rabbit in the oven
Heat in a pan over medium heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil and fry the rabbit pieces on all sides until golden brown.
Put the meat on a plate.

how to cook a rabbit in the oven
Add to the pan for 1-2 tablespoons of oil and fry the onion over medium heat until golden brown and transparency.
Add to the onions and garlic and continue to fry lemon not more than a minute. Then add the carrots and potatoes the pan, season with salt and pepper them.
Fry, stirring frequently, about 4-5 minutes, then pour in the pan the broth and cook for a further 3-5 minutes.

how to cook a rabbit in the oven
Thyme wash, shake off excess water and finely chop.
Add the vegetables to the pan chopped thyme, bay leaf, allspice, then put on top of pieces of meat.
Cover the pan with a lid and bake in preheated oven on the middle rack at 180 grams. C for 1 hour and 10 minutes.

how to cook a rabbit in the oven
Meanwhile, wash the basil, shake off, tear off the leaves and cut them into fine strips.
Ready to take out the rabbit from the oven, season with a little salt and pepper, sprinkle with chopped basil and let it stand for 5 minutes under the lid.
You can then apply a gentle spicy rabbit meat with potatoes and carrots.
Bon Appetit!

By the way, as a salad with grilled rabbit can be fed roasted asparagus, breaded and baked carrots - delicious!
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