Rabbit with Mustard and Cocoa

La Cocina de Babel
17Ingredients
490Calories
75Minutes

A delicious and unique recipe for homemade rabbit stew. Unsweetened cocoa and dijon mustard are the centerpiece of a creamy sauce in which this rabbit is stewed. Boasting plenty of veggies and a myriad of spices, this is one complete and hearty meal. This recipe outlines instructions for preparation in a dutch oven. You can also substitute chicken legs for the rabbit if you want to try this recipe for younger or pickier eaters.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • peanut oil
  • 1 kilogram rabbit (hind legs, you can substitute chicken legs)
  • 3 scallions (sliced)
  • 3 garlic cloves (sliced)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 stalks fresh thyme (only the leaves)
  • 1 handful fresh parsley (chopped)
  • chicken stock
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper (sliced)
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper (sliced)

Directions

  1. In a bowl, pour in the cocoa, mustard, and cream. Stir and set aside.
  2. In a Dutch oven, heat up some peanut oil and sear the rabbit until golden on all sides.
  3. Add the scallions and garlic and saute briefly until they have softened.
  4. Add the bay leaves, fresh thyme, and fresh parsley. Then add the chicken stock about halfway up the sides of the meat.
  5. Add in the cocoa mustard mixture, salt and pepper to taste, and stir everything together well.
  6. Simmer on low heat for 45 minutes or until the rabbit is tender.
  7. Separately, in a skillet, heat up the butter and saute the bell peppers until al dente.
  8. Check the salt levels of everything and serve. The sauteed peppers go on top of the rabbit.
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NutritionView more

490Calories
Sodium26%DV620mg
Fat28%DV18g
Protein124%DV63g
Carbs5%DV14g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories490Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat18g28%
Saturated Fat7g35%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol230mg77%
Sodium620mg26%
Potassium1370mg39%
Protein63g124%
Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate14g5%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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