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Recipe By Jaxters

Ref: 677
Heading: Canapes & Nibbles
Cuisine: French
Food Type: Vegetarian
No of Portions: 20
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Ingredients & Prep

   1 French baguette cut into 20 thin slices
   5 Emmental cheese slices each cut into 4 pieces
   5 Fresh Ripe Figs sliced widthways
  Onion Jam
   500 g  Red onions halved & thinly sliced
   125 ml  Port or red wine
   30 g  Light brown sugar
   2 tsp  Fresh Thyme leaves only
   1 tbsp  Balsamic vinegar
   1/4 tsp  Salt
   1/4 tsp  Freshly ground black pepper
   1 tbsp  Olive oil
   sprinkle  Fresh Thyme leaves only


  Step 1
Make the onion jam by adding oil & sliced onions is a saucepan, heat on a med & cook onions until soft, about 8 mins.
  Step 2
Next add wine/port, vinegar, salt, thyme & sugar, bring to the boil then reduce heat to a slow simmer & cook stirring often until the liquid has reduced & jam becomes sticky, add pepper stir in then set aside to cool.
  Step 3
Toast baguette slices under the grill on both sides until light brown & set aside.
  Step 4
Cut each fig into 4 slices widthways then cut each disc from the centre to the edge, set aside.
  Step 5
Place a slice of cheese on each baguette slice, then a spoonful of the chilli jam on top, then twist fig slice 180° & place on top, then sprinkle over thyme leaves to garnish.

Suggestion & Tips

Edam or goats cheese will work well.
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