Here's a marinated rabbit that could also be cooked on the barbecue, with roasted potatoes and corn-on-the-cob. Preparation time, 30 minutes; Cooking time, 1 hour. Serves 4 to 6.
180 mL lemon juice 3/4 cup 15 mL grated lemon rind 1 tbsp 180 mL olive or canola oil 3/4 cup 5 mL salt 1 tsp 1 mL ground pepper 1/4 tsp 1 mL ground marjoram 1/4 tsp 30 mL brown sugar 2 tbsp 60 mL finely minced onion 1/4 cup 1 clove garlic, minced 1 1 dressed rabbit, about 1.5 kg 1
Mix first 9 ingredients to make marinade; place in a large shallow glass dish. Place rabbit in marinade, turning to coat all surfaces. Cover and marinate several hours or overnight, basting with marinade occasionally. Drain rabbit; reserving marinade. Place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Roast, uncovered, at 180°C (350°F) for 1 hour. While rabbit is roasting, bring marinade to a boil and keep warm. Use heated marinade for basting rabbit occasionally while roasting.
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