Wild Rabbit meat in tomato and saffron

This deliscious dish is always a hit by everyone.
Rabbit in tomato and saffron sauce in a skillet pan. Steamed rice in a pot pinit

This wild rabbit meat in tomato and saffron sauce is a star recipe!

I like to describe it as luxury comfort food.

This flavorsome wild rabbit recipe makes a wonderful family meal but is great for a dinner party too. It’s a crowd favourite so this dish is sure to impress your guests!

Rabbit meat is tasty, versatile and good for you.

The lean, healthy white meat is versatile, rich in protein and enjoyed for its delicate flavour. The rabbit meat is tasty, it has a mild flavor that can be seasoned to taste and used in many dishes. The taste and texture is very similar to chicken, and it makes a great chicken substitute in recipes.

Wild rabbit is one of the tastiest and leanest game meats there is.

This braised wild rabbit meat in tomato and saffron sauce is full of flavour. The hint of saffron gives it a luxury spin.

Serve with pilaf rice, fettuccine or potatoes and fresh greens from the garden

This is the perfect meal to introduce anyone who is hesitant to eating rabbit.

Tender, pieces of wild rabbit meat fried golden brown. This slow cooked rabbit in tomato and saffron is so tasty even a rabbit hesitant will love it! It takes a bit of preparation to de bone the rabbit but once that is done the rest of the dish is easy to make and well worth it.

Skinned rabbit and a knife on a chopping board. Rabbit meat in two trays next to the chopping board

You can leave the bones in the legs and just de bone the rest of the rabbit to speed it up. The bones in the legs are similar to chicken drumstick bones and easy to maneuver.

Hunter gatherer food is healthy, natural and sustainable. Cooking and eating wild meat is the best way to enjoy food.

You might also like my wild rabbit cassoulet for another great rabbit recipe

Read more about hunting for food here

Other articles you may like to read

 482 total views,  10 views today

Wild Rabbit meat in tomato and saffron

Tender pieces of wild rabbit meat slowly cooked in a creamy saffron, tomato sauce.


Prep Time 30 min Cook Time 3 hour Total Time 3 hrs 30 mins Difficulty: Intermediate Servings: 6 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Rabbit in creamy, tomato and saffron sauce


  1. wild rabbit meat in tomato and saffron
    • Brown the rabbit pieces in a heavy-duty frying pan with deep edges.
    • Add the onion, garlic and saffron.
    • Cook until the onions are soft and fragrant and the rabbit has been stained by the saffron.
    • Add the flour and cook for a few minutes. Add crushed tomatoes, bay leaves, chilli and enough stock to cover everything.
    • Bring to the boil then simmer on low temperature until the meat is tender. About 2 hours.
    • Add the cream and cook for a few more minutes.
    • Serve the rabbit tomato and saffron sauce with Rice, Pasta or potatoes and garden vegetablesRabbit in saffron and tomato sauceRabbit pieces frying in a skillet frying pan
    rabbit in tomato and saffron sauce. Steamed vegetables and rice on a plate


Check out my page about hunting

Keywords: Wild rabbit meat in tomato and saffron, rabbit meat, braised wild rabbit, wild rabbit recipe, rabbit in tomato and saffron, rabbit in creamy tomato and saffron
File under
Recipe Card powered by Delicious Recipes

You may also like...

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *