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Fig and Serrano Ham Flowers

Makes 6 servings.

Prep Time: 40 min.

Cook Time: 0 min.


  • 8 slices of Serrano ham, large but thin
    24 fresh figs
    1 kiwi
    4 tablespoons of olive oil
    1 tablespoon of wine vinegar
    A pinch of salt


Refrigerate the figs for a few hours. Take them out and peel them carefully with a sharpened knife.

Divide a ham slice into three strips lengthwise and decorate a plate with them by making flowers or curls. Add slices of kiwi as decoration. Repeat with all 6 plates. Place a fig in the centre of each flower.

Cut a cross in the top of each fig. Mix the oil, vinegar and salt; season each ham and fig with three or four drops of the dressing.

recipe courtesy of Consorcio del Jamón Serrano Español