Curry Filled Dates Wrapped in Bacon

December 2, 2013
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Curry Filled Dates Wrapped in Bacon

Author Notes: Smoky, spicy,sweet: bacon, curry, dates. The hot crunchy bacon gives way to a sweet creamy date and the surprise of curry! Simple to make; easy to eat.LE BEC FIN

Serves: 50

  • 1 jar Madras Curry Paste (Patak's is fine)
  • 50 Pitted Dates
  • 16 ounces Bacon strips, cut in half crosswise
  • 1 small box round toothpicks
  1. With a sharp pointed short knife, make a one inch lengthwise slit in the middle of each date (or pull apart) to make a pocket. Fill with about 1/2 teaspoon curry paste and close slit. Wrap a piece of bacon crosswise around the middle of the date, covering the pocket, and inserting a toothpick crosswise through the date to hold the bacon. Place the dates on a rack covering a sheet pan. Roast 350 degrees 15-25 minutes til fragrant and bacon is cooked through. Serve on a heat proof tray.

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