Uncle Bob's recipe Inspired me to make these. I made his Grilled Fresh Figs on Rosemary Skewers and they were so good. I just wanted to kick it up a bit!
- Strip the leaves from the bottom of the rosemary stems, leaving about 1 1/2 inches of leaves at the tip.
- Place the stems in a bowl and add cold water to cover; soak for at least 30 minutes.
- Skewer fig halves crosswise on each rosemary stem.
- Arrange the skewers on a plate with the cut sides of the figs facing up.
- In a small bowl, mix together honey and lemon juice.
- Brush the honey/lemon mixture over the cut side of the figs.
- Preheat the broiler to high.
- Broil the figs cut side up until they are lightly browned and softened, about 1 to 2 minutes.
- Top with cheese and place back under broiler for 1 minute.
- Serve on the skewers while still hot.
Fabulous! My husband grew up with figs, but always had them either fresh or as homemade preserves. I made these for him, not being a huge fan of figs myself, and was shocked at how much I liked them as well! I've made them twice now, and plan to do a large batch for a dinner party this weekend. To simplify, I broiled them without the stalks, just with snipped rosemary. Thank you!
This is a summer staple for us when our figs ripen. Simple to make and simply delicious! The blend of flavors is perfect. I infuse the honey with the rosemary leaves. Some family members prefer the figs without the cheese on top. For me, the whole package makes for the perfect amuse bouche.
Hi greetings from Portugal, I have a fig tree in my front yard and this year looks like its going to be a good year for them, if I'm lucky I'll get 2 harvest out of them one in June and them other in Sept. I gave these a try last year and they were absolutly fabulous. thanks for sharing with us.