Old Fashion Rabbit Stew

Recipe by Baby Kato
READY IN: 2hrs 45mins




  • Chop rabbit into 12 pieces, discard the head and feet.
  • Chop the onion and garlic finely.
  • Slice and dice the bacon.
  • Make a bouquet garni by tying together the parsley, thyme and bay leaf with string.
  • Sear the rabbit pieces in olive oil, until lightly browned, remove from casserole.
  • In the same pan, fry garlic, onion and the bouquet garni.
  • Add the bacon and allow to color lightly.
  • Pour off excess fat.
  • Return rabbit to pan and deglaze with the red wine.
  • Add 3 cups water, cover and cook for 1 hour 45 minutes.
  • Peel small onions and remove root ends.
  • Rinse well.
  • Cook the onions in water to cover, add sugar, butter, salt and pepper.
  • Cook until all water has evaporated and the sauce is caramelized.
  • (20 min) Peel and cut potatoes into narrow rectangles.
  • Add potatoes to rabbit stew after the stew has been cooking for 90 minutes.
  • Cook covered until tender.
  • Serve stew with caramelized onions and garnish with chopped chervil.