Ischia-Style Rabbit


I love rabbit dishes and I was thrilled to discover this lovely recipe when visiting the beautiful island of Ischia. It’s a, if not the, signature dish of the island’s cuisine, and fresh tomatoes and basil give it a distinctively Italian touch.

For a larger portion, you can use a whole rabbit (jointed into 6-8 pieces). For a smaller portion, I prefer using just the legs.

Roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables make an excellent side.


Ingredients (serves 2):

  • 2rabbit legs
  • freshly ground pepper, salt
  • 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, whole and slightly pressed down (e.g. using the flat side of the blade of a large kitchen knife)
  • 150 grams ofsmall whole shallots or pearl onions, peeled
  • 1red chili, cut in half lengthways, seeds and membrane remove and sliced
  • 250 ml of white wine
  • 400 ml of vegetable stock
  • 200 grams ofgrape tomatoes, whole
  • 1 fresh bay…

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