Grilled Fresh Figs on Rosemary Skewers

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 4 mins

This recipe was posted in one of our local newspapers and it was so good I just had to share it with ZAAR.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Strip the leaves from the bottom of the rosemary stems, leaving about 1 1/2 inches of leaves at the tip.
  2. Finely chop 2 tablespoons of the stripped rosemary leaves and set them aside.
  3. Place the stems in a bowl and add cold water to cover; soak for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Drain the stems and pat them dry with paper towelling.
  5. Skewer 2 fig halves crosswise on each rosemary stem.
  6. Arrange the skewers on a plate with the cut sides of the figs facing up.
  7. In a small bowl, mix together honey and lemon juice.
  8. Brush the honey/lemon mixture over the cut side of the figs.
  9. Preheat the broiler or grill to medium-high.
  10. Grill or broil the figs until they are lightly browned and softened, about 1 to 2 minutes per side.
  11. Sprinkle evenly with the reserved rosemary leaves and some black pepper.
  12. Serve on the skewers while still hot.
Most Helpful

Loved these warmed, juicy, sweet, luscious figs. I broiled only the cut side using only 1/8 cup honey. Thanks!

Rita~ September 26, 2006