Rabbit With Rosemary and Olives

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
Recipe by JustJanS

I got this off the net but altered it to suit us. Prep time doesn't allow for marinating time.

Top Review by Mia in Germany

This is a very nice way to make rabbit! I didn't use joints only but a whole rabbit because that's what I had, and maybe that's the reason why the meat was a bit dry. Or I just didn't add enough olive oil. Anyway, the flavors were really good and I will make this again, adding more olive oil than this time. Thanks for sharing!
Made for National Diabetes Month.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the jointed rabbit into a ceramic dish and scatter over the garlic, rosemary and olives. Pour over about the oil and massage it into the meat to coat. Season well with salt and pepper. Cover and marinate for 1 hour.
  2. Remove the rabbit from the dish and and brown in a hot lidded frying pan. Once well browned on all sides, add the garlic, olives and any remaining rosemary.
  3. Pour in the sherry or wine cook for about a minute scraping any brown bits off the bottom, add the chicken stock and cover. Cook slowly for 1/2 hour, turn the pieces over and cook a further 1/2 hour or until the pieces are tender.
  4. Remove the lid and allow to cook until the liquid has reduced a littl. About 5 minutes before serving, add the peas to the dish and allow to cook through (but you want them still bright green) Season and serve over mash.

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