Rabbit Appetizers

These crispy deep-fried rabbit nuggets make a tasty appetizer especially in summer. Serve with a Canadian lager. Preparation time, 50 minutes, cooking time, 1 minute. Makes 8 to 12 servings.

1                   deboned fryer rabbit                  1
5 mL                        salt                      1 tsp
                       dash of pepper
15 mL                      sherry                    1 tbsp
2                        egg whites                       2
60 mL                    cornstarch                 1/4 cup
500 mL             finely chopped walnuts            2 cups

Cut rabbit into bite-sized nuggets, mix with salt, pepper and sherry. Beat the egg whites until foamy, add cornstarch and beat until smooth. Dip nuggets into egg mixture and coat with walnuts. Deep fry until golden brown, about 1 minute. Drain on paper towels.

From: Ottawa Valley Meat Rabbit Producer's Association.

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