Beer-Braised Rabbit (Or Chicken) for the Crock Pot2013-03-12
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 medium potatoes, peeled and halved
3 -4 carrots, peeled and bias-cut in 1 inch pieces
1 onion, thinly sliced
1 cup beer
1/4 cup chili sauce
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 garlic clove, minced
1/3 cup cold water
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
paprika (to garnish) (optional)
parsley (to garnish) (optional)
Combine beer, chili sauce,, brown sugar, and garlic; pour over meat.
Cover and cook on high heat setting for 3 1/2- 4 hours.
Remove meat and drain vegetables.
Measure cooking liquid and add beer, water, or broth to make 1 1/2 cups.
Put reserved cooking liquid in a saucepan, and return meat and vegetables to the crock pot.
Mix 1/3 cup water with 3 tbs flour in a gravy shaker or jar and shake until smooth.
Stir into reserved liquid; cook, stirring constantly until thickened.
Serve sauce over meat and vegetables, sprinkle with paprika and garnish with parsley if desired.
Note: This can be baked in an oven-proof casserole rather than a crock-pot.
Bake at 350°F for approx 1 1/2 hours, or until meat and vegetables are tender.