posted by Kellie on November 2, 2018 It cooks evenly due to the air flow using the rack. Love making bacon in the oven, so easy and less oily and messy!! On the other hand, if some slices are thicker than others, stick with a lower temperature. Dinner was yummy. Prefect bacon at 400 degrees for about 22 to 23 minutes! Heat the oven to 450 degrees. To Freeze: If you want to freeze your bacon… Arrange the bacon slices in a single layer on the rack. Arrange bacon strips in a single layer directly on the foil or parchment being sure they are not overlapping. Following this guide on how long to bake bacon in the oven will help you achieve perfect bacon: Feel free to experiment when baking your bacon, I LOVE this easy Sweet and Spicy Candied Bacon which is, in my opinion, the BEST way to cook bacon. I tried this method years ago and got the same result! Rotate the pans halfway through the baking time. (Both also happen to be delicious with your crispy oven baked bacon added to them, too.). It needed about 29 minutes at 400 degrees to be done. Here you will find natural, gluten-free, low carb recipes with 10 ingredients or less, plus lots of resources. The recipe card is below! Place the bacon strips on a foil-lined rimmed baking sheet and drizzle about 1 tablespoon of water per 1/2 pound of bacon on top. Try brushing bacon with a bit of chili paste or spicy ketchup. The winner, Martha Stewart’s oven-baked bacon, was practically identical to Kitchn’s recipe: both cooked the bacon at 400°F for 15 to 20 minutes depending on the bacon’s thickness and desired doneness, and suggested the use of a wire rack for extra-crispy bacon… Crispy, heavenly-tasting, much easier to keep from burning it than in the pan. The only problem is I want to eat it all! Crispy bacon is the best. Take care! Put bacon on foil-covered cookie sheet and place in a COLD oven. This Oven Baked Bacon recipe is fantastic for breakfast, brunch and holidays! Bake at 400 Degrees F. Some recipes recommend baking bacon at 425 degrees F, 375 degrees F, or starting the bacon in a cold oven, but I found that a preheated 400 degrees F is the best temperature for baking bacon. Note the amount of time it takes and you’ll get perfect turkey bacon from the oven forever! My family has been cooking bacon this way for years. Arrange the bacon slices in a single layer on the baking sheet being sure not to overlap the edges. Delicious! Thick bacon takes well over 20 minutes in mine as well as thinner bacon. And, honestly, it’s out of sheer laziness that this even started as the normal way to cook bacon in my house. It’s pretty awesome….but bacon is awesome anyway. Perfect bacon. My oven usually takes 12 minutes, but I don’t like burned bacon. So simple, I show you exactly how to bake bacon in the oven for a mess free, extra crispy, have it your way bacon perfection. Mess free!!! I, actually, like to cover the entire baking sheet with foil (sometimes multiple layers) for easy clean up. For thick cut bacon, bake 30 minutes. ♨️The Oven. This delicious scallops and bacon combo with lemon butter sauce needs just 4 ingredients and 10 minutes prep time. The full ingredients and instructions are on the recipe card at the end of this post. Find me a disposable one time use rack and I’m back. Recipe works very well. Cooking bacon in the oven is so easy to do….here are a few easy steps to get you started: Seriously, why shouldn’t you bake bacon in the oven….right? Line an extra-large baking sheet (at least 14 x 20) with foil for easy cleanup. and throw the foil away. If you use thinner bacon, it will cook quicker so be sure to keep an eye on it. My husband made bacon in the microwave for at least 30 years. Thanks for the temps/times. Oven-Baked Bacon is a savory, crispy, and easy way to make a large amount of bacon right in your oven. Hi Thee3, I’m sorry you didn’t care for this method. No need to flip: You don’t need to hover over the bacon and flip it halfway through, unlike with frying. Great tutorial as well , Definitely a life skill everyone should know!!!! Cooking bacon in the oven is my favorite way! Gives it a nice little kick but won’t be quite as crispy. Seriously, I was stunned that not everyone was actually cooking their bacon in the oven already and still….I shock people everywhere when I say I only make bacon in the oven. Even if you are on a keto diet where fat is a good thing, you want the fat away from the bacon in this case because that gets it CRISPY! Experiment and watch like a hawk the first few times you use this method… it is well worth it. One of the advantages of making bacon in the oven is you can make a big batch, which means you can use it in lots of different ways! Leftover bacon will lose it’s crispness, but stores well in a refrigerator for up to 5 days. Where does nutrition info come from? I’ve been doing this forever since culinary school! Came out perfect. I love this! My husband’s grandmother used to fry slices of hog jowl(which tastes just like bacon), pop popcorn in the grease, and then mixed the pieces of crispy fried hog jowl in with the popcorn. If the bacon is touching while it cooks, it is harder to pull apart when it’s finished cooking. I highly recommend cooking bacon in the oven is 400 degrees F! What about clean up of the rack? I bake mine at 425 for about 20 minutes. Want more tasty treats? If you put aluminum foil on the bottom of the pan, it aids with greasy clean-up. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees. Thank you for sharing! We’ve cooked bacon with and without a rack and it does still get perfectly crispy. (Learn about net carbs here.) Yum! Bake for 18 to 22 minutes on the middle rack, until the bacon is done to your liking. Your email address will not be published. This article gives a basic method for cooking bacon in the oven as well as two delicious variations: candied bacon and bacon-wrapped green beans. I’m so glad you loved it! Hi Pete, An oven-safe rack should be metal and fit into a walled sheet pan as shown in the images. It also makes collecting your bacon fat easier. Read the nutrition labels and try to find bacon that is either sugar-free or 1g or less. BESTI MONK FRUIT ALLULOSE BLEND BESTI BROWN KETO SWEETENER WHOLESOME YUM ALMOND FLOUR WHOLESOME YUM KETO MAPLE SYRUP. (Full disclosure). I don’t think my cheese needs more than a few mins in a hot over on the eggs. It also depends on your oven. Then, oven baked bacon is totally for you. I keep the little bricks in the freezer for longest-lasting grease. Thank you!! I mean, really, do you want to be cleaning bacon grease off all surfaces within a tend foot radius of your oven for all eternity? But you won't need to check it before 16 minutes. Totally the best way to cook bacon! I thought everyone did it! I’ve found this to be the easiest and least messy way to make bacon! Lol. How To Cook Bacon In The Oven ~ Best Way To Cook Bacon In The Oven. Get RECIPE TIPS in the post above, nutrition info + recipe notes below! I definitely think this is worth it and the bacon comes out way crispier than just baking on foil (which I have tested for comparison). I used to cook my bacon on the microwave because on top of the stove was too messy! That is such a perfectly looking bacon! Sign up to save your favorite keto recipes and articles for free! . I'm Kellie and I LOVE food! I have never tried oven-baked bacon before, but I’m going to tonight (we’re having “breakfast for dinner”). Of all the ways you can cook bacon, including on a skillet or griddle, in the microwave, or even in a deep-fryer, it turns out that the very best way of all is to bake it in the oven.Bacon is fatty, so it needs to be cooked slowly, at a low temperature, so that most (but not all) of the fat renders away while leaving the finished product crispy and golden brown. Put the pan in a cold oven on the middle rack. Comes out perfectly clean with no effort on my part. And then I discovered the oven method, which is the best way and it smells so good! Use the buttons below to buy my new Besti sweeteners and Wholesome Yum keto ingredients, developed by me personally! Any higher and you tend to risk burning the edges. And, a lower temperature will take longer than a higher one. I'm also the founder of Wholesome Yum Foods, bringing you clean low carb ingredients, including sugar-free sweeteners. An oven that takes longer to preheat will take longer to cook. How long to cook bacon in the oven at 350 F? I'm Maya Krampf - cookbook author, recipe developer, meal plan creator, writer, photographer, and keto advocate. It may seem like there would be splatters all over the oven. How long to cook bacon in the oven depends on the oven temperature, and on the thickness of the bacon. 4. Thick bacon in the oven will take longer than thinner slices. Net carb count excludes fiber, erythritol, and allulose, because these do not affect blood sugar in most people. I’ve always cooked bacon the traditional way, the way my mom and grandmother showed me! This too has been my way of cooking bacon, with oven. MESS FREE!!!! After checking it and both of us thinking it needed a bit more cooking, I put it back in for 2-1/2 minutes. Yes! If you don’t have a rack, no problem. I was spending more time cleaning the kitchen than I was eating bacon. I’ll try it but I get perfectly flat bacon by sandwiching it between two cookie trays and baking in the oven. The main choices are 350, 375, 400 or 425 degrees Fahrenheit (177, 190, 204, and 218 degrees Celcius). YES, also email me a printable keto food list (over 230 foods)! Follow us over on Instagram! So with the bacon you used, I’d recommend checking on it sooner next time. You will have to remove it near the end of the cooking time to crisp up the surface a bit on your bacon. Welcome to my little corner of the internet! Registered trademark. Rude or inappropriate comments will not be published. Once you place the bacon in the oven, heat it to 400 degrees F and bake the bacon to your desired crispness. Always prefer cooking bacon in the oven using the oven racks. What is a bacon rack for the oven, you ask? Let cook for 10 minutes. The bacon will crisp up a bit more while it cools. I haven’t tried it so I can’t be 100% but that’s how I’d do it. Baked Bacon Storage Tips: Store. Hi Lynn, Nope, no need to flip it. Just use an oven mit to hold the pan. Cooked at 425° for 13 minutes. I love bacon cooked this way and it turns out to be delicious! The time will vary depending on the thickness of the bacon. This is absolutely the best way to cook bacon! Oh….and did I mention that it’s MESS FREE!!! Also, the thickness and fat content of your bacon will also affect cooking times. 18 to 2o minutes at 425 degrees for mostly crispy bacon. I highly recommend cooking bacon in the oven is 400 degrees F! You'll see it on this page after we review it.I welcome constructive criticism, but I'm a person just like you - treat me like you'd like to be treated. My mom and I love our bacon extra crispy . One pound of bacon in minutes. In my oven at 400 degrees, even thick cut bacon is crispy in less than 10 minutes. The oven cooks much more evenly than a pan, which means sizzling bacon instead of a splattering mess. The same concept works for baking bacon all by itself, too – that’s what I’m showing you today. 3. Even cooking: The oven’s uniform heat distribution cooks bacon evenly, unlike a skillet where the edges can be crispy and the middle chewy. If you want to know more about how to start a low carb diet, want to substitute sweeteners, need a food list, or need support, check these guides: Low Carb & Keto Diet PlanStarter Guide Sweetener Conversion Calculator Keto Low Carb Macro Calculator Low Carb Keto Food List + Printable PDF, © Copyright Maya Krampf for Wholesome Yum. I haven’t tried cooking it on a rack yet though, I bet that would help it drain better. I also enjoy it with eggs. With the non-stick rack, it cleans pretty easily if I clean it when it’s still warm (not scalding hot, of course). 4. Enjoyed reading the tips! I just do mine in the oven on foil. Eat your delicious ButcherBox bacon. And bread! Maybe longer, maybe shorter. I like to go a couple more minutes longer at 400 deg than the 23 minutes in the recipe. There is no need to pre-heat the oven. “OMG….she’s baking the bacon in the oven!! Transfer the baking sheet in the oven and bake for 12-15 minutes or until your desired degree of doneness. You can actually, like, do other stuff while your bacon is baking…..like make. Your directions on wholesomeyum came up first and I followed your 400 degree directions to the T. The bacon was not only delicious but perfectly crisped and picture-perfect pretty, too. EVER. Cooking it in the oven is a game-changer. The bacon smell is expected and will happen when cooking bacon, even if you cook it using a different method. I totally agree! It doesn’t make a mess in your oven, really? Please ensure Safari reader mode is OFF to view ingredients. If so, should I cook the turkey bacon in the microwave and then top the egg later with that and cheese? Did you see that? Thanks for sharing the info! Arrange the bacon in a single layer on the wire rack and place the baking sheet into the preheated oven. I don’t know how I could have gone wrong here. When choosing the temperature for baking bacon, also consider how uniform the thickness of your bacon is. It is great to cook with, withstands high temps, so great for pan cooking meat. Wow, no kidding? I have some racks but don’t want to have scrub off bacon debris…Thanks. How long do you cook bacon in the oven? Thank you! Oven was grease splattered. Cooking times will vary between 10 to 20 minutes, depending on the moistness of the bacon, the amount of sugar in its cure and the thickness of the slices. Thank you for such amazing tips! Microwave or recrisp your slices in the oven at 375. I like this rack or this rack, depending on the size you need. ; Place the sheet pan in a cold oven, and turn the oven on to 400 degrees. I put my bacon in the oven at 400F and it takes about 15 minutes to cook to my liking. Also, another great way to use bacon grease is to add it to your green beans when cooking (along with some garlic), and also to cook your pancakes in! Did you do anything differently from the recipe? It is very helpful when preparing a large amount of bacon at once. I find that if I spray the racks with cooking spray before putting the bacon on, it doesn’t stick. Sorry you had issues with it. Once the bacon grease is solidified, I wrap it with the baking paper and aluminum foil. I am going to share this tip with her!!! You have your pan with a rack. Then pop it in the oven and bake until brown and just as crispy as you like it. My rack isn’t non-stick but no bacon stuck to it at all when I cooked it per your 400 degree instructions. . Amount per serving. Roll the bacon into papertowles that are at least double layers, and keep in a plastic bag. Readers also made these similar recipes after making this one. Your keto jumpstart OR reset! Learn how your comment data is processed. You can find individual ingredient carb counts we use in the Low Carb & Keto Food List. You had me at bacon. What if I don’t like my bacon crispy? How to Cook Bacon in the Oven. Bake 375 degrees without turning 20-25 minutes (depending on thickness) until bacon is slightly crisp. Right before I made blueberry pancakes this morning, I looked up how most people make bacon in the oven and found your instructions. Create a free account to save your favourites recipes and articles! Hi Diana, did you line your pan and/or use a rack? Don't miss the VIDEO above - it's the easiest way to learn how to make Bacon in the Oven! Cooking Bacon In The Oven is easy if you know how to do it correctly. Thank you so much for this awesome way to cook bacon!! What temp to cook bacon in the oven? It sounds so good. Place an oven-safe cookie rack of the same size on top of the baking sheet. ), Read on to learn my method for cooking super crispy bacon in the oven, and why it’s the best way to cook bacon…. Sigh. I am so happy I happened upon your site! The BEST (and only) WAY to make your bacon! I cooked bacon on crimped aluminum foil set in rimmed baking sheets at four different oven temperatures—325, 375, 425, and 475°F—cooking each batch until it was crisp and well browned. I used a pan with a rack on it and cook the bacon at 400° for 18 minutes. I would add the cooked bacon with the cheese on top at the end of baking. Took it out, patted the bacon with a paper towel and let it sit for a couple of minutes until the pancakes were ready. Hi Barbara, You can reheat it either in the oven again at 350 degrees F or in a frying pan. Cooking it in the oven is the best! My family loves it. Serve the oven bacon up hot and refrigerate leftovers to use on sandwiches, salads, or other items throughout the week! I love bacon and to be able to get it crispy and on my plate without a huge mess is epic! LOL! I’d guess that either your oven runs hot or your bacon was very thinly sliced – the thickness affects the cook time. Hi Lynne, Yes, but the cook time may vary. Thank GOD for a dishwasher! Wholesome Yum is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. Cook the bacon until it begins to crisp a little at the edges, but hasn't finished cooking in the center. . Bake bacon in the oven for 16-20 minutes. 400 ° convection or 425 ° conventional oven … OMG! Drain or skim off … I am never going back!”. I’m definitely going to give this a try next time I have family in town! If you use gmail, drag the welcome email to your Priority Inbox so you won't miss future freebies. The rack is the #1 key to baking bacon perfectly, because it lets the fat drip down. Home / Recipe Index / Keto Low Carb Bacon Recipes / How To Cook Bacon in the Oven (Crispy & Easy Way!). I think it depends on your oven. You may wonder: why do you cook bacon in the oven? #paleo #glutenfree #keto #bacon … I cook my bacon this way, but I rub brown sugar on it before I put it in the oven. Be sure to save the bacon grease for cooking popcorn, eggs, or any other cooking method that requires fat. If you’re one of those weird, chewy bacon people… no problem (well, except for the fact that you like chewy bacon…blech) just take it out sooner. Now, how to bake bacon in the oven with it? Type your question or comment below, and click "Post Comment". (You'll also get free recipes via email.). I’ve known about this method for a couple of years but have not done it in the oven because I was sure I’d be having to do a big ol’ major oven clean right after! Creating recipes and happy bellies is my favorite thing in the world. After baking bacon in the oven, pat any excess grease to help it get crisp. Before you scroll or jump to the recipe card. Mix … I like mine really crispy. I definitely need to do this. 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