Rabbit meat is lean, soft and tasty. Dry mushrooms give the meat a new level of flavour and the creamy sauce finishes the dish.

ingredients for rabbit with mushrooms and cream - instant pot club

  • 1 kg (2.2lb) of rabbit
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 onion
  • Piece of leek
  • 5 dkg (0.11lb) of dry wild mushrooms
  • 125ml (4.2oz) of dry white wine
  • 250ml (8.45oz) of double cream (at least 30% fat, otherwise the cream will curdle)
  • 2 tbsp of clarified butter
  • 2 tbsp of flour
  • Fresh rosemary
  • White pepper
  • 1 tsp of savory (Satureja)
  • Bay leave
  • Salt

Wash the rabbit and cut into small pieces. Season with salt, white pepper and fresh rosemary. Leave it in the fridge to marinate for over an hour.

chopped rabbit meat with herbs and spices on a plate

Cut the carrot, onion and white part of leek into half moon shapes.

chopped vegetables on a plate - instant pot club

Coat the rabbit in flour and fry in clarified butter. You can do it in IP pot or regular pan.

sautéd rabbit meat on a frying pan

Take the rabbit out of the pot. Turn on programme Saute and add remaining butter into the pot. When it is hot, add veg (but not the mushrooms) and fry gently. Add white wine and mix everything together until alcohol evaporates.

vegetables inside instant pot

Turn off programme Saute. Add cream, dry mushrooms, rosemary, bay leaf, savory and salt to the pot. Pour 3/4 cup of water.

all ingredients inside instant pot

Mix everything and add fried meat. Close the lid, move the valve into sealing position and programme Poultry for 25 min. After the programme finishes leave for another 10-15 min (NPR). After that turn off the programme, remove the remaining pressure and open the lid. Our rabbit is ready.

rabbit meat and other ingredients inside instant pot

Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with potatoes or dumplings and your choice of salad. My dinner was served with barley and beetroot salad. Enjoy!

recipe for rabbit with mushroom and cream - instantpot club