Grilled Figs and Foie Gras

Foie Gras Poêlé aux Figues Grillées

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By Paula Wolfert

Published 1987

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If you find yourself with some leftover chunks of raw foie gras, here is a nice little luxurious lunch dish for one or two you can enjoy the next day. I serve the foie gras on slices of bread that are sautéed in just the exuded fat from the sautéing of the foie gras itself.


  • 8 fresh purple (black Mission) figs
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 large shallot, finely slivered


  1. Set a rack in the center of the oven. Preheat the broiler. Halve the figs and place cut sides up in a shallow pan. Dust the figs with the sugar and grill under the broiler 6 to 8 inches from the heat until the sugar has melted and glazed the figs, about 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, soak the shallots in the vinegar for 10 minutes. Wash and dry the greens, and heat a larg