Sweet and Sour Rabbit Meat Balls (serves 6-8)

Rabbit Meat Balls

2 lbs.                      ground rabbit

1 lb.                        ground pork

3                              egg

½ cup                    125 mL  crushed croutons

1 tbsp.                  15 mL teriyaki sauce

1 tbsp.                  15 mL minced garlic

¼ cup                    60 mL chopped onion

1 tsp.                     5 mL pepper



1                              350 mL  jar of pineapple sauce

1                              540 mL  can of pineapple pieces (drained)

2                              large green peppers finely chopped

1                              large onion finely chopped

1 tsp.                     5 mL lemon juice

2 tbsp.                  30 mL all-purpose flour


Rabbit Meat Balls: Combine all meat ball ingredients into a mixing bowl and mix well.  Shape into 1 ½ inch (3.8 cm) balls.  Arrange on a large ungreased baking sheet.  Bake meat balls in oven at 500˚F (260˚C) for 15 minutes until light golden brown.


Sauce:  Combine all sauce ingredients in a 5 to 7 quart (5 to 7 L) slow cooker and mix well together.  Add cooked rabbit meat balls to slow cooker and keep on warm until serving.  Serve over rice and enjoy.