Higos rellenos - (stuffed figs)

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
12 larges Dried figs
¼ cup Sugar
1 cup Orange juice
½ cup Dry white wine
½ cup Water
¼ pounds Semisweet chocolate; grated
½ cup Cream
½ cup Blanched sliced almonds

Preheat oil to 450 degrees. Place figs, sugar, orange juice, white wine and water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer 30 minutes. Remove and allow to cool and drain, reserving cooking liquid.

Remove stem from each fig and make an X shaped incision into each fig.

Sprinkle 1 tablespoon chocolate into each fig, add 1 teaspoon cream and 1 tablespoon sliced almonds and place each on a buttered cookie sheet. Place in oven for 5 minutes. Place remaining cream and chocolate in a small saucepan with 3 tablespoons fig cooking liquid and gently heat to form a sauce. Remove figs from oven. Place on 4 plates, spoon sauce over each fig, garnish with remaining almonds and serve warm. This recipe yields 4 servings.

Recipe Source: MEDITERRANEAN MARIO with Mario Batali From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # ME-1B06 broadcast 06-01-1998) Downloaded from their Web-Site -

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Recipe by: Mario Batali

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