Rabbit with Prunes

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By Anne Willan

Published 1989

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Rabbit and prunes are a classic combination, appearing in many recipes. Boiled new potatoes or noodles go well with this dish.


  • 1 rabbit (2-2½ lb/1 kg), cut in pieces
  • 6


  1. To marinate the rabbit: Pack the pieces in a deep bowl, layering them with onion, carrot and bouquet garni. Sprinkle with peppercorns and pour over the wine and oil. Cover and refrigerate for 12-24 hours, turning the rabbit pieces occasionally.
  2. Pour boiling water over the prunes and leave them to soak until cool. Drain the rabbit and pat dry with paper t