Roast rabbit with thyme served on a plate

Roast rabbit with thyme

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This simple Sunday roast is ready in 45 minutes, just enough time to prepare the side dishes of your choice. Get your butcher to joint the rabbit

  • Gluten-free
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal525
fat30g
saturates7g
carbs6g
sugars4g
fibre3g
protein56g
salt0.4g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Ask your butcher to joint the rabbit, cutting the legs into two pieces, the saddle into three and the shoulders and front into two. Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. 

  • STEP 2

    Put the rabbit in a large roasting tin, season and add 1 tbsp of the thyme leaves. Add the oil and toss until the rabbit is well coated. Roast for 20 mins.

  • STEP 3

    Add the onions or shallots and the garlic, then stir well and roast for another 15 mins, stirring again halfway through. Sprinkle over the remaining thyme before serving.

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This recipe is taken from the book: The French Revolution by Michel Roux Jr (Orion Books). Photograph Crisitan Barnett.

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