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“Dove & Fig Kabobs”

Prep Time1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins


  • The breasts of 16 doves
  • 16 fresh figs or dried figs reconstituted in water
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 3/4 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce


  • Remove the dove breasts from the bone and set aside.
  • In a saucepan, add the red wine, barbecue sauce and teriyaki sauce and whisk together. Let simmer for 10 minutes and remove form the heat. Let cool until warm but not hot.
  • Transfer the marinade to a bowl and submerge the dove breasts into the liquid and let soak for at least 1 hour but up to 4 hours.
  • When ready to cook, set the oven to broil.
  • Slice the figs in half and skewer the dove breasts and fresh figs, alternating them on the skewer.
  • Place on a sheet tray with a rack and cook in the oven for 10 minutes, rotating the skewers halfway through.
  • Let cool slightly and serve!