Recipe: Perfect Rabbit and Rice Stew

Rabbit and Rice Stew. This is a lot of work to make but well worth it. It is an acquired taste dish; once hooked, you can't get enough. Serve with fresh mashed potatoes and celery sticks.

Rabbit and Rice Stew Special guest appearance by "No Air-Time John." Thumbs up me please! This rabbit stew is a savory combination of cut up rabbit, carrots, and potatoes. Red wine, along with a variety of aromatic vegetables, gives this stew a rich flavor. You can cook Rabbit and Rice Stew using 13 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Rabbit and Rice Stew

  1. You need 1 of whole rabbit, skinned and dressed.
  2. You need 1 bag of baby carrots.
  3. Prepare 1-2 of Celery stalks, chopped.
  4. You need 1 of Yellow Onion, sliced.
  5. It’s 1-2 of Potatoes, cubed.
  6. You need 1/2 Bag of frozen chopped broccoli.
  7. You need 1 quart of Chicken Broth.
  8. Prepare 1 of Sm. Can Cream Chicken Soup.
  9. You need 2 of Tbsps. Seasoning Salt.
  10. Prepare 1 Tbsp. of Black Pepper.
  11. You need 1 Tbsp. of Each Onion and Garlic Powder.
  12. Prepare 2 Cups of White Long Grain Rice.
  13. Prepare 5 Cups of Water.

This recipe calls for a homemade seasoned salt, which is a combination of herbs such as thyme, marjoram, and dill weed as well as garlic and celery salt, onion powder, paprika. The stew is made with a variety of vegetables and seasonings and is finished with a rich sour cream sauce. If you have fresh herbs, add a few sprigs to the stew. Rosemary and thyme are both excellent choices, as they go well with rabbit, while sage, parsley, and tarragon are some other complementary herbs.

Rabbit and Rice Stew instructions

  1. In a large slow cooker add the rabbit and rest of ingredients except for the rice and 4 cups of water. Turn Slow Cooker on high and cook for 6-8 hours or til vegetables are tender and rabbit falls off bone. When done go through and try to remove all the bones and shred meat. Turn Slow Cooker down to keep warm setting..
  2. In a large saucepan add 4 cups water and 2 cups rice. Bring to boil on high stirring ever so often. Once to a boil turn down heat and let simmer til rice is soft. Turn heat off and let sit covered til ready to serve..
  3. In a serving bowl add some rice and ladle some rabbit stew over the rice serve with buttered crusty bread. Serve and enjoy 😉.

Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain on paper towels and set aside. Rabbit is cheaper and more environmentally friendly to produce than other types of meat, most of all beef. Once both sides are nicely seared, remove the pieces and set aside.