Poached Figs in Cassis with Cinnamon Sauce Recipe

Poached Figs in Cassis with Cinnamon Sauce Recipes

Ingredients :

300ml red wine

150ml cassis

2 cinnamon sticks

2 strips of lemon rind

2 strips of orange rind

300ml water

12 large firm ripe figs, washed


150g Greek yogurt

2 tbsp Greek honey

1 tsp ground cinnamon

Method :
  1. Place the wine, cassis, cinnamon sticks, citrus peel and water in a large saucepan and bring to boil.

  2. Add the figs, cover the pan and simmer gently for 10 minutes until the figs are just tender.

  3. Do not overcook or the figs will fall apart.

  4. Remove the figs with a slotted spoon and place in a serving dish.

  5. Bring the poaching liquid to a rolling boil and simmer until it is reduced by half and is thick and syrupy.

  6. Pour over the figs and leave to cool.

  7. Meanwhile, combine all the sauce ingredients and set aside to allow the flavors to develop.

  8. Serve the figs at room temperature with the cinnamon sauce.

Serves 4

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