It is quite easy to say what a chicken tastes like, or perhaps the pleasant sensation derived from stewed beef or the crumbly feeling of a seasoned fish as it melts in your mouth. A minute away from the orthodox protein meals; ever wondered what some unconventional types of meat taste like or what they could benefit your body?
Say for example horse meat, kangaroo or frogs? Quite amazingly, these exotic meats are rich in nutrients but are often underrated. Well, since variety happens to be the spice of life, it may be cool to try something novel and really exciting.
People are often skeptical about trying out new things for fear or uncertainty of the experience they may encounter. Having a first-hand understanding of this fear, I have decided to share with you what the unconventional meat, rabbit tastes like:
More About the Animal – Rabbit
Before delving straight into how and what a rabbit tastes like, it is important, you get to know about the rabbit; actually a few little more details about the bunny. So the next time you have a piece of rabbit on your plate, eating it becomes more interesting as all the fun facts play in your head, combined with the tasty, maybe crunchy and very meaty flesh, depending on however you have chosen to prepare it, is devoured in your mouth with your teeth doing serious justice to it. I will also be dropping pieces of information about different methods with which you may want to try preparing your bunny, in other to enjoy the fullness of its taste.
Basically, rabbits are small mammals from the family of Leporidae. They are mammals whose legs are strong enough to put them on the list of one of the fastest animals on the planet. The European rabbits which are included in the Oryctolagus cuniculus, have been widely introduced on every continent except for Antarctica. It is a wild prey animal and a domesticated form of livestock and pet.
The bunny, in most parts of the world is a part of daily life as a companion( I think this makes it hard for a large number of people to consider it a meal), for clothing, source of artistic inspiration, food (the focus of this article). Summarily, the rabbit has more relevance than a lot of people imagine.
Nutritional Benefits of Rabbit
Focusing on the nutritional aspect of the bunny’s importance, it is important to note that it is a lean source of high-quality protein. Rabbit meat is a feature of Moroccan Cuisine, where it is cooked in a tajine, with raisins and grilled almonds added a few minutes before it is served.
In China, the bunny is particularly favorable in the Sichuan Cuisine, with its(China’s) stewed rabbit, spicy-diced rabbit, BBQ-style rabbit, and spicy rabbit heads being compared to spicy duck neck.
What Rabbit Tastes Like
Now, over to the long-awaited answer to the question, “what does a rabbit taste like? “, the answer is simple: “chicken”!! A rabbit’s meat more or less tastes like chicken. Needless to say, you can not describe the taste or quality of thing without attempting to draw some sort of comparison.
So, if you do not know what chicken tastes like, this article may be a bit hard for you to comprehend and relate to. It is a special and different kind of chicken taste though a bit meatier. It could even be prepared similarly to chicken.
There are different factors that contribute to the feeling you could get when you taste rabbit’s meat. For example, wild rabbit’s meat may be tougher than a farmed rabbit as a result of the difference in the things they eat or the activities they engage in.
Again, younger rabbits are tender and soft while the older ones are chewier and may require more cooking. Despite these minor specificities, one thing remains constant- it’s satiating and excellent feeling.
However, be informed that to enjoy your plate-sized-bunny, you may want to cook it a little bit longer before adding your choice spices, as some rabbit meat are quite tough to cook and take longer to soften.
Some types of rabbit with great taste include the Californian Rabbits, the Silver Foxes, Cinnamon Rabbits, etc.
Tips On Cooking A Rabbit Meal
You can use your rabbit meat to prepare Hasenpfeffer; a traditional German Stew made from marinated rabbit cut into stewing meat sized pieces and braised onions. This would give you a really delicious dish. You could also stew your rabbit. This could stand a chance of being your favorite meal. This delightful combination of cut up rabbits, carrots, and potatoes is a super meal that really is satiating.
Rabbit meat could also be roasted to give you a tantalizing, dry and crunchy feeling. The crunchy and yummy taste of the fried rabbit meat could make a believer out of anyone. There are endless ways to prepare rabbit meat, all different methods are mouth-watering, and I hope you find one you really love and can prepare.