Fig and Orange Glaze

Fig and Orange Glaze

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 18 min
  • Total: 28 min
  • Serving: Makes about 1-1/2 cups

This sweet and citrusy glaze made with cinnamon, cumin and balsamic vinegar pairs beautifully with roasted pork tenderloin or grilled chicken.


  • 2/3 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Dash white pepper
  • Dash ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped orange segments
  • 10 dried figs
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Combine the broth, sugar, molasses, vinegar, cumin, salt, pepper and cinnamon in a large saucepan and mix with a wire whisk over medium heat.
  2. Add the oranges and the figs and bring mixture to a boil.
  3. After the mixture boils for 1 minute, reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered for about 15 minutes.
  4. Stir in the water and allow the mixture to cool. Pour into a blender and process until smooth.


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