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Buttermilk Fried Rabbit

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Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

The gravy really makes this a country menu favorite.

Remember to cook your rabbit to at least 165 degrees F, which kills any bacteria still in the meat.
Use a meat thermometer to ensure the inside of the meat reaches that temperature.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 20 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

1
rabbit cut up into 6 pieces
1 small
onion, cut-up
salt and pepper to taste
1 c
or more buttermilk
shortening and flour

How to Make Buttermilk Fried Rabbit

Step-by-Step

  • 1Salt and pepper rabbit, dip in buttermilk, then in flour.
    Dip in buttermilk again, then in flour again
  • 2Fry in very hot fat until brown.

    Remove rabbit from fat.
  • 3Optional:
    Brown flour for gravy.

    Add onion and simmer about 1 minute.
    Add 1/2 to 3/4 cup of buttermilk and enough water to
    make the gravy as thick as you like it.
  • 4Put rabbit back into gravy and simmer for 35 minutes.

    Let cool normally, remove rabbit from gravy
    and serve.

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About Buttermilk Fried Rabbit

Course/Dish: Wild Game
Main Ingredient: Wild Game
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom