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My husband is an avid hunter. Almost 55 years ago, his aunt gave us this hasenpfeffer recipe. The tender, flavorful meat combined with the sour cream and seasonings makes a wonderful dish. -Mary Calendine, Hiddenite, North Carolina

Provided by Taste of Home

Categories     Dinner

Time 40m

Yield 6 servings.

Number Of Ingredients 12

1 large onion, sliced
3 cups white vinegar
3 cups water
1 tablespoon pickling spice
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 bay leaves
8 whole cloves
1 rabbit (2-1/2 pound), skinned, cut into serving-size pieces
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 to 3 tablespoons butter
1 cup sour cream


  • In a large nonmetallic bowl, combine onion, vinegar, water and seasonings. Add rabbit pieces; cover and refrigerate for 48 hours, turning occasionally. , Remove meat; strain and reserve marinade. Dry meat well; coat lightly with flour. In a large skillet, melt butter; brown meat well. Gradually add 2 to 2-1/2 cups reserved marinade. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until tender, about 30 minutes. , Remove meat to a warm platter. Add sour cream to pan juices; stir just until heated through. Spoon over rabbit.

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This recipe is not worth the effort. There are better ways to cook rabbit.

Zacharyking 11
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I followed the recipe exactly but the meat was tough.

Mafish Junior
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The sauce was a bit too tangy for my taste.

Brytni Retcher
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This recipe is a bit too complicated for me. I prefer simpler dishes.

Aisha Kamoga
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I made this recipe for my German grandmother and she said it was the best hasenpfeffer she'd ever had.

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This dish is perfect for a special occasion.

Gaming Warrior
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I'm not a big fan of rabbit meat, but this recipe changed my mind. It was delicious!

Epyc Simy
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This recipe is a great way to use up leftover rabbit meat.

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I love the unique flavor of this dish. It's unlike anything I've ever had before.

Sfiso Dlamini
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This recipe is a bit challenging, but it's worth it. The end result is a delicious and impressive dish.

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I made this for a dinner party and everyone raved about it. It's definitely a keeper.

Phyo Htet kyaw
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I followed the recipe exactly and it turned out perfectly. My husband loved it!

Aamichan Yadav
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The sauce is amazing! I could drink it by itself.

js raju
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I've made this recipe several times and it always turns out great. It's a bit time-consuming, but it's worth the effort.

Elizabeth Butchino
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This hasenpfeffer recipe is a real winner! The meat was fall-apart tender and the sauce was rich and flavorful. I served it over mashed potatoes and it was a hit with my family.

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