The Secret to Perfectly Crisp Bacon Every Time

Learn the secret to make perfectly crisp bacon. Get perfectly crispy bacon every time without the mess of stovetop frying and without out all the grease.

 

The secret to perfectly crisp bacon

Perfectly Crisp Bacon

Course: Breakfast, Brunch, dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 238 kcal
Author: Kelly D

This is the secret to perfectly crisp bacon every time. Get perfectly crisp bacon without all the greasy mess of stovetop frying.

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Ingredients

  • 1 lbs bacon thick cut
  • 1 T black pepper fresh ground

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

  2. Place an ovenproof wire rack on a cookie sheet lined with tin foil.

  3. Place bacon in a single layer, making sure to keep the bacon flat.

  4. Cook for 8 minutes and turn bacon.

  5. Cook for an additional 5 -10 minutes.  Keep an eye on the bacon, so that it doesn't burn.

  6. Remove and drain on a paper towel covered plate.

  7. Serve warm.

Recipe Notes

You can cook the bacon in advance and store in a covered container in the refrigerator.  Heat in the microwave on a microwave-safe plate between layers of paper towel.

If you want to freeze the bacon to serve later, cook until almost done, cool and freeze.  To serve cook in the microwave on a microwave-safe plate between layers of paper towel until crispy.

Nutrition Facts
Perfectly Crisp Bacon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 238 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 375mg 16%
Potassium 122mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 0.4%
Calcium 0.6%
Iron 1.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

1 Comment

  1. Frank

    I love crispy bacon and this is much neater than frying…..no burnt hands either lol!

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