How to Cut Up a Rabbit

Step-by-step how to cut up a rabbit in preparation for dinner.

March 2016

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STEP-BY-STEP How to Cut Up a Rabbit

Anytime you are handling raw meat, it is a good idea to sanitize your work area and equipment with a sanitizing solution. Rinse the animal under running water in the sink and pat dry. Remove the head, if it is still attached, and any membranes, silverskin, and clotted blood. Then gather your tools and you are good to go.