Rabbit~ mexican style
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Title: Rabbit~ mexican style
Categories: Meats, Main dish
Yield: 6 Servings
2 Rabbits (1 to 1-1/2 lb. ea.)
1/2 c Peanut oil
2 sm Chili peppers
2 Garlic cloves; crushed
2 tb Butter
1 lg Carrot; finely diced
1/2 c Finely chopped onion
3 tb Finely chopped green pepper
1 c Chopped mushrooms
1 tb Flour
1 cn Condensed chicken broth
(10-1/2 ounce can)
Juice of 1 small orange
2 tb Finely shredded orange peel
2 tb Peanut butter
1/2 ts Cumin seeds
1 tb Toasted sesame seeds
3 Whole cloves
1 ds Nutmeg
1 tb Chopped parsley
Cut legs from rabbits and cut backs in three pieces. In a Dutch oven
heat oil and add chili peppers. Fry peppers until brown, crushing
them to extract juice. Remove peppers. Rub pieces of rabbit with
garlic and then coat with flour. Brown pieces of rabbit in the oil
until golden brown on all sides. Cover and simmer until rabbit is
tender, about 1 to 1-1/2 hours. Pour off excess fat.
TO PREPARE SAUCE, melt buttter in a large saucepan. Saute' carrot,
onion, green pepper, and mushrooms. When vegetables are soft, stir in
flour. Gradually stir in chicken broth and orange juice. Cook over
low heat, stirring constantly, until sauce bubbles and thickens
slightly. Add orange peel, peanut butter, cumin seeds, sesame seeds,
cloves, nutmeg, and salt and pepper to taste. Simmer sauce about 15
minutes, stirring occasionally. Place rabbit on a platter. Skim
excess fat from top of sauce and spoon sauce over rabbit pieces.
Sprinkle with chopped parsley.
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