Devil pigs on horseback

Devil pigs on horseback

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Prep: 10 mins - 15 mins Cook: 20 mins plus at least 3 hrs soaking


Makes 24
Pigs in blankets meet Devils on horseback in this combo - perfect as a side with Christmas dinner or Sunday roast, or as a party canapé

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per pig

  • kcal127
  • fat9g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs4g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre1g
  • protein7g
  • salt0.8g


  • 12 ready-to-eat pitted prunes
  • 12 ready-to-eat apricots



    A relative of the peach, nectarine, plum and cherry, apricots are fragrant, with a soft, velvety…

  • 100ml dry white wine or orange juice
  • 12 rashers streaky bacon, halved
  • 1-2 tbsp English mustard
  • 24 meaty chipolatas sausages (we used Cumberland)
  • olive oil, for brushing
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  1. Soak the prunes and apricots in the wine or juice, preferably for 3 hrs or more. Smear a piece of bacon with a little mustard, then use it to wrap round a prune or apricot and a sausage. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 24 and arrange on a baking tray.

  2. Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7, brush with a little oil and bake for 18-20 mins until cooked and golden.

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