*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             LAPIN EN GIBELOTTE
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Meats
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    4       lb           Rabbit
                         - cut into serving pieces
      1/4   lb           Thick-sliced bacon
                         - cut into 1 1/2-in sticks
    2       tb           Flour
    2       c            Chicken stock
    2       c            White wine
    1                    Garlic cloves -- minced
    1                    Bouquet garni
                         -(parsley, thyme & bay leaf)
    2       tb           Tomato paste
                         Salt and pepper to taste
      1/4   c            Heavy cream
 
   SAUTE THE BACON IN A CASSEROLE. When the fat is rendered, saute the rabbit
   pieces in the fat. Season the rabbit with salt and pepper. Sprinkle all of
   the rabbit pieces in the casserole with the flour and toss well. Add the
   stock, wine, garlic, bouquet garni, tomato paste, salt and pepper. Simmer,
   covered, over low heat for 1 1/2 hours or in a 325F oven until it is
   tender. Remove the rabbit pieces, strain the sauce and skim off the fat.
   Pour the sauce into saucepan, reduce until thick and add the cream. Pour
   over rabbit and serve.
  
 
 
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