Chocolate-Covered Figs

Serves 4. Recipe is from chef Lia Fallon and the California Fig Advisory Board.

4 whole California fresh figs with stems

Fine sea salt, as needed

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

1. Wash and dry figs. Dust lightly with salt; set aside.

2. Measure chocolate chips into microwavable bowl. Microwave on high for 30 seconds; stir. Microwave for 30 seconds more and stir until chocolate is completed melted.

3. Holding fig by stem, dip in melted chocolate and set on wax paper-lined try. Sprinkle with sea salt. Let stand until chocolate is set.