How to cook a hare?

Hare meat is tasty, healthy, nutritious, and most importantly - dietary. Hare meat contains more protein than any other meat, but at the same time it contains a minimal amount of fat. In addition, hare contains a huge amount of vitamins and minerals.

There are many options for cooking this magnificent meat, and we decided to share some of them with you. In this article we will talk about how you can tasty and easy to prepare a hare.

Before telling some recipes, I want to warn you: if you have a fresh hare, you must freeze it or soak it in water for at least 24 hours, changing the water 4-5 times. Otherwise, ready hare will smell like blood.

Fried hare: how to cook

For the preparation we need:

  • Hare
  • Carrots 1 pc
  • Onions 1 pc
  • Dry white wine 50 ml
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • Spice

The meat must be thoroughly washed and chopped into large pieces. Next, prepare the marinade, in which we marinate the hare for 20 minutes: salt, wine, and spices to taste.You can add who loves what: hot peppers, black pepper, paprika, coriander, etc.

After 20 minutes, lay out the meat in a hot frying pan (preferably cast iron) and fry in vegetable oil until golden brown. Next, add the chopped onions and carrots, fry without a lid for 5 minutes, and then simmer for 40 minutes under the lid (you can add a little water). After 40 minutes, our dish is ready.

How to cook a hare with sour cream in the oven


  • Hare meat - 1.5 kg
  • Sour cream - 350 gr
  • Vinegar 6%
  • Onion 2 pcs
  • Water 700 ml
  • Black Pepper Peas
  • Salt
  • Lavrushka
  • Vegetable oil
  • Sugar

Well washed hare cut into pieces of medium size.

Now prepare the marinade. To do this, we take water and add vinegar (it tastes so that the mixture is not too sour), lavrushka, pepper, sugar, salt, and vegetable oil. Pour our meat with this marinade, add onion sliced in half rings and put in the fridge or in a cold place for at least 12 hours.

Marinated meat spread with onions on a baking sheet and put in the oven, preheated to 180 degrees for 40 minutes. After this time, we take out the baking sheet, grease with sour cream and put in the oven for another 15 minutes. You can serve the finished meat with anything, after watering the meat with the sauce.

How to cook a hare with mushrooms in pots

It is necessary to take:

  • Cranberry 1 kg
  • 7 potato potatoes
  • Mushrooms 300 gr (you can take both raw and pickled, as oyster mushrooms, so any others. It all depends on your preferences)
  • Sour cream 150 gr
  • Onion 1 pc
  • Salt
  • Spices to taste (be sure to add basil)

Cut the hare into small pieces, pour sour cream, add onion, sliced into half rings, mushrooms. After that, let it brew for 30 minutes. Add coarsely chopped potatoes, salt, basil and other spices. Leave another 20 minutes.

Heat the oven to 200 degrees. Lay the meat in layers (layer of meat, layer of potatoes), close with a lid and put in the oven. In 60 minutes our dish is ready. Bon Appetit!