Wrapping bacon or ham around bits of dried fruit and grilling or broiling them is a popular way to make appetizers in the south of France. This easy grilled bacon-wrapped figs recipe is a perfect example of why the cured meat and fruit combination is a tradition. The mixture of crispy grilled ham and caramelized figs is irresistible.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
- 16 dried figs
- 8 slices bacon
- 4 wooden skewers
Prepare a fire in a grill.
Cut each slice of bacon in half, crosswise. Wrap a slice of bacon around each fig. Thread 4 figs onto each skewer, leaving the figs at least 3/4-inch apart. Place the skewers onto the center of the grill rack and cook the wrapped figs for 4 minutes on each side.
Remove the figs from the grill and serve immediately.
This grilled bacon wrapped figs recipe makes 4 servings.