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confit rabbit

Confit Rabbit Aspic with Apple and White Wine

Rabbit is one of the healthiest, leanest, and most environmentally friendly meats you can eat.
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Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs
Course Appetisers & Starters, Meat & Poultry
Cuisine French
Servings 6 people
Calories 80 kcal

EQUIPMENT (click pictures for details)

Jars with airtight lids


  • 1 pc rabbit 1.2 to 1.4 kg
  • 5 pcs peeled shallots
  • 5 pcs garlic cloves
  • 100 ml dry white wine
  • 1 pc bouquet garni
  • 1 pc apple
  • 15 gr butter
  • 50 ml calvados
  • 1 pc red chili optional
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • Sea salt peppercorns


  • Cut the rabbit into 8 pieces, the legs, shoulder and the chest and keep the saddle for another recipe.
    ingredients rabbit
  • Place the rabbit cuts into a cocotte with the shallots, garlic, bouquet garni, white wine, 1 seedless chili, a good pinch of sea salt and a few peppercorns. Cover with water to level with the meat and simmer the rabbit for 2 hours.
    rabbit ready to simmer
  • Meanwhile, peel and dice the apple, the apple peels can be added to the rabbit. Sauté the diced apple with a knob of butter and flambé with calvados, keep aside.
    apples flambé
  • After two hours, transfer the rabbit into a bowl and pass the stock through a fine mesh sieve.
    rabbit meat with stock
  • Remove all the bones of the cooked rabbit, gently stir the diced apples together with the rabbit meat, adjust the seasoning to taste and add chopped chili if wanted.
    mix rabbit with apples
  • Place the rabbit mixture into a glass jar, poor the rabbit stock over it and sprinkle the chopped coriander on top; refrigerate overnight and serve cold.
    rabbit with gelly


  • Simmering means that the cooking process stays under the boiling point and the stock remains clear.
  • You can substitute the white wine with a blond beer or apple cider.

Nutrition for 1 portion

Calories: 80kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 3gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 37mgSugar: 1gVitamin A: 169IUVitamin C: 1mgIron: 1mg
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