Title: Empanadillas Filled with Rabbit and Olives
Categories: Entree Game California
Yield: 4 Servings
|1|| ||Rabbit, cut up|
|1/4||c||Fennel, fresh; sliced|
|1||c||Onions, Sweet; sliced|
|1/2||c||Wine, White dry|
|9||oz||Olives, Green, pitted sliced (jar)|
|3||tb||Parsley, fresh; chopped -----------------------|
|1 1/2||ts||Baking flour|
|1|| ||Egg; beaten with|
Brown rabbit in heated olive oil. Add the garlic, sweet onions, and
fennel. Saute until onions are translucent. Add the wine and tomato paste,
cook over low heat until the sauce is reduced by half. Add the tomatoes,
chicken stock and olives. Simmer in a 350 degree over for 1 1/2 hours. Add
more stock to the sauce as needed. Cool the rabbit and remove the meat from
the bones. Dice into chunks and add fresh parsley. Season with salt and
pepper. Keep chilled. =============================> Dough
<================================ In a large mixing bowl, make the dough by
combing flour, baking powder salt, sugar, thyme and 1 tablespoon parsley.
Incorporate butter and milk into the dough. Form into a ball and let rest
for 20 minutes. Roll out the dough 1/8 inch think and cut 4 inch circles.
Spoon rabbit mixture into the middle of each circle and fold over. Seal
sides and top with egg wash. Bake at 450 degrees until golden.