Bacon is known as being a less effective product for the human body. But if you use it in moderation, nothing bad will happen. Sometimes even vegetarians allow themselves to eat a piece of bacon. To make this product as delicious as possible, chefs recommend cooking bacon in the oven. Follow our article to learn about the best methods of cooking bacon in the oven.
1. The basic recipe of cooking bacon in the oven
- Bacon slices
- 1/2 cup flour
Spread the uncooked bacon on a baking sheet or in an ovenproof dish.
Sprinkle about 1/2 cup of flour on a paper dish or plate and flour the bacon before baking it. It seems that it gives the bacon a better taste and that it doesn’t curl up.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and cook the bacon for about 10 minutes on each side. The ovens vary, so; it may take more or less time.
You will be able to see when the bacon is cooked to your specifications. Remove and drain on paper towels. Save or discard bacon juice.
2. Cooking bacon in the oven with potatoes
You can prepare this dish for lunch or dinner. Cooking bacon in the oven with potatoes is very simple. In this case, the finished dish turns into a fragrant and delicious aroma and appears appetizing.
- 8 pieces of potatoes
- About 100 to 200 g of smoked bacon
- A 100 g of hard cheese
- 50 g of butter
- Salt and black pepper to taste
Wash the potatoes and bring it to boil with its skin until tender. Let it cool, then cut the boiled potatoes in half, sprinkle with black pepper and salt.
Cut the cheese into thin slices with a sharp knife. Put cheese on half of the potatoes. Cover with two halves of potatoes.
Cut bacon into thin slices, and wrap the potatoes, put the potatoes with cheese and bacon in an oven dish. Then put a piece of butter on the top of bacon over all potatoes.
Put the dish in the oven and bake for half an hour. Once the bacon takes a brown color, remove it from the oven. Arrange potatoes and bacon in plates, sprinkle with herbs, and serve.
3. Cooking bacon in the oven with chicken tights
At the same time, this exotic and uncommon dish is relatively inexpensive dish and perfect for a casual family dinner and a holiday tour.
- 6 pieces of chicken thighs
- 50 to 100 g of bacon
- 1 tbs of mustard
- 2 cloves of garlic
- Salt and black pepper
- Olive oil
Before you start preparing the ingredients for cooking, wrap the tights in bacon, then turn on the oven and heat it to 180 ° C.
How to cook the tights
Wash and place the dry chicken thighs with napkins. Add the black pepper, salt, and the mustard in a deep bowl. Mix it well and let the chicken tights soak for 20 minutes.
Cut the bacon into slices, and wrap the chicken thighs then sprinkle them with chopped garlic and olive oil.
Put in the oven for 20-40 minutes. Decorate the final plate with vegetables and serve.
4. Cooking bacon in the oven with honey and garlic
- 12 slices of bacon
- 15 ml (1 tbsp.) of hot honey
- 1 small finely chopped garlic clove
- Chili powder, to taste (optional)
Place the grill at the center of the oven. Preheat the oven to 200 ° C (400 ° F).
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Divide the bacon slices on the baking sheet. Bake for about 15 minutes or until crisp. Sponge on absorbent paper. (At this stage, the bacon can be refrigerated overnight and reheated in the oven with honey and garlic the next day.)
In a bowl, combine the honey, garlic, and chili. Using a paintbrush, brush the bacon slices while still hot.
Cooked bacon will keep for about 1 month in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
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Originally published on Live Positively.