Pressure Cooking Rabbit - Electric Pressure Cooker

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Pressure Cooking Rabbit - Electric Pressure Cooker

Post Number:#1  Unread postby feraltydreaming » Wed May 25, 2016 1:20 pm

Good afternoon, everyone.

I am wondering if anyone can offer any advice when it comes to pressure cooker rabbit with an electric pressure cooker. I have an Instant Pot, but the times are similar for any electric pressure cooker. I have tried a couple of different rabbits (whole) for 10 minutes with a 10-minute natural pressure release and, while they are not tough, they do not shred well or come away from the bone well either. I am not expecting such a lean meat to fall apart in the pressure cooker, but I have seen a lot of people saying that the meat does come out fork tender. I cooking the meat too long? Or not long enough? This is an older rabbit.The timing that I have been using came from this group and a few other places online.

Any help that anyone can provide would be great. Thank you!


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Re: Pressure Cooking Rabbit - Electric Pressure Cooker

Post Number:#2  Unread postby foresthomemama » Tue Aug 23, 2016 3:11 pm

I will be purchasing my first pressure cooker soon and would love to know how everyone uses their pressure cooker to prepare rabbit.
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Re: Pressure Cooking Rabbit - Electric Pressure Cooker

Post Number:#3  Unread postby michaels4gardens » Tue Aug 23, 2016 8:05 pm

If you want "fork tender" rabbit,
brine it in a solution of 1 cup pickling or rock salt / to 1 gal of water, over night or for a day or two in the fridge -. then pressure cook for 15 to 30 min - at 30 min it will fall off the bones, at 15 min it still has some firm texture. [I am talking about your "older" rabbit]
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