Rabbit Pie Recipe


  • 1 rabbit
  • 8 oz (225 g) salt pork or fat bacon
  • 1 teaspoonful chopped parsley
  • Grated lemon rind
  • Salt & Pepper
  • ½ pint stock or water
  • 9 oz (253 g) rough puff pastry


  1. Prepare and cut the rabbit into joints.
  2. Cut the pork or bacon into dice.
  3. Put alternative layers of rabiit and the pork mixed with the parsely, lemon juice and seasoning into a casserole. Pour in the stock.
  4. Cook in a pre-heated low oven at  Gas Mark 2 (300°F/150°C) for about 2 hours until the rabbit is tender.
  5. When cold, transfer to a pie dish, cover with rough puff pastry and bake in a pre-heated hot oven at Gas Mark 7 (425°F/220°C) for about 45 minutes.

Serve with vegetables of your choice.

Posted in All Recipes, Poultry and Game Recipes, Slow Cooking
2 comments on “Rabbit Pie Recipe
  1. Alan says:

    Lovely recipe, and I appreciate the thought behind it. Unfortunately, since rabbit has become trendy, it’s not a budget recipe down here.

  2. CLM says:

    It is if you shoot your own!

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