Recipe: Baked Rabbit with Apples and Cider

November 12, 2022 by Jordane Rommevaux

Recipe: Baked Rabbit with Apples and Cider

Rabbit and cider.

© Gulfstream

Autumn food is very good, the rabbit allows to eat with confidence and goes with all the sauces. Try to mix the main dishes of the kitchen, like here the combination of rabbit with apples and cider.

Time to prepare : 10 minutes

Cooking time : 45 minutes


  • 3 legs of a rabbit and 3 saddles
  • 6 apples
  • 75 cl of raw cider
  • 2 pink onions
  • 4 tbsp. fresh cream
  • A few sprigs of thyme and rosemary
  • 1 small glass of Calvados (if desired)
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper


Peel, core and cut the pink onion into rings.

Pour olive oil in a cast iron bowl and fry the onion rings for 4 to 5 minutes. Place the pieces of rabbit and brown them on all sides.

Pour the cider into the casserole, add the herbs and cook, covered, for 40 minutes. Remove the pieces halfway through cooking.

Wash the apples. 10 minutes after you start cooking, put all the apples in the casserole dish and continue cooking for 30 to 35 minutes. Keep the apples and rabbit pieces.

Add fresh cream to the pan. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and reduce the sauce for a few minutes.

Place the rabbit legs and saddles in a casserole dish, sprinkle with fresh thyme before serving. Enjoy your rabbit with cider and apples without delay!

Enjoy your lunch!

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