Team Alton's Contestant Justin Warner's "Stuffed Dates" dish for the Star Challenge "Meet the Press" as seen on Food Network Star, Season 8.
Recipe courtesy of Justin Warner

Stuffed Dates

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: about 4 servings



  1. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add a few tablespoons of olive oil. Fry the duck skin in the hot oil until crispy. Remove from the oil, dice and toss with a pinch of salt. 
  2. In a bowl, combine the peanut butter, citric acid, evaporated cane juice and 6 pinches salt. Stuff the dates with the peanut butter mixture. 
  3. Julienne the nori and sprinkle on top of each date. Garnish with duck skin and bonito flakes.