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    Rabbit in White Wine & Orange.


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    Post  Admin on Sat Sep 19, 2015 11:06 pm

    1 Fresh Rabbit (jointed into 4-5 pieces)

    Cold Salt Water 2-3 Teaspoonfuls per pint (takes strong tang off the rabbit)

    Plain flour


    Juice and zest of 2 oranges ( pt juice approximately) (cheat is 1/4pt made up Sunquick and zest of 2 oranges from freezer)

    Large onion (sliced)

    White wine pint

    Vegetable stock cube or vegetable bouillon dissolved in pint boiling water

    Teaspoonful Dried thyme or few sprigs fresh

    Pepper & Salt to taste

    Cornflour or flour and butter to thicken

    Soak Rabbit covered in cold salt water for 2-3 hours in fridge (overnight if older rabbit)

    Drain and rinse in clean water, then dry with paper towel

    Coat Rabbit pieces in plain flour

    Fry till browned in butter

    Put juice and zest of orange, sliced onion, wine, stock & thyme in slow cooker

    Add rabbit pieces and black pepper

    Cook for 5-6hrs or 6-8hrs if older rabbit

    Season with salt and pepper and thicken liquid with cornflour to suit or melt butter and cook in flour, add some of the liquid from the slow cooker to make a smooth rue then add back to slow cooker and stir in gently.

    Serve with roast potatoes, carrots and cabbage. (traditional) or Rice and stir fried vegetables.

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