Peel, halve and remove seeds from cantaloupe.
Cut cantaloupe into 12 pieces the same size as figs.
With a knife, peel orange and reserve rind for skewer.
Squeeze and reserve juice.
Skewer fig with cinnamon, then cantaloupe, orange peel and sage leaf.
Repeat so that each stick has two of each ingredient.
Mix black pepper, five spice and honey in small saucepan with the reserved orange juice.
Gently bring to a boil over medium heat.
Remove and keep at room temperature.
Place skewers on preheated grill and cook for 3 minutes, or until figs are lightly browned.
Remove and place on platter, brush with honey mixture.
*If you can’t find 12-inch cinnamon sticks, you can order them online: spicebarn.
com or americanspice.