Simple rabbit in the oven

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 40m
  • Ready In : 1:45 h
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Do you like rabbit and want a delicious recipe? Try this tasty simple rabbit recipe in the oven, is quick and easy to prepare.

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  • 1.2 kg / (2 2/3 pounds) rabbit cut into pieces
  • 200 ml / (3/4 cup and 1 1/2 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 1/2 chilli
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • Coriander (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 1 kg (2 1/4 pounds) small potatoes
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. Place the rabbit in a rectangular baking dish and season with salt, pepper, nutmeg, chilli, chopped coriander and the unpeeled crushed garlics. Let marinate about one hour.

    Step 2

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Drizzle the rabbit with the olive oil and bake about 40 minutes until golden brown slightly. Occasionally drizzle the rabbit with the sauce.

    Step 3

    1. Meanwhile, place the unpeeled potatoes in a saucepan with water seasoned with salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook about 20 minutes. When the potatoes are cooked, drain them with a skimmer and let cool slightly. Peel the potatoes and fry them in hot oil until golden. When the potatoes are fried, place them on a plate with absorbent paper.

    Step 4

    1. Turn off the oven and serve the rabbit with the potatoes.

Simple rabbit in the oven | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings):

Calories: 1181
Total Fat: 72 g(110%)

Saturated Fat: 14 g(70%)
Cholesterol: 246 mg(82%)
Sodium: 196 mg(8%)
Total Carbohydrate: 42 g(14%)
Protein: 92 g


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