If you love crunchy, crispy bacon, you'll be glad to know that there is a quick way to cook bacon without making a greasy mess. Just be sure to cook enough of it though, because you'll want to go back for more!
The easiest way to cook bacon in the microwave is to lay about 6 slices out flat on a paper towel-lined plate.
Arrange the slices side by side, but don't overlap them. Place a few paper towels on top of the slices, then microwave the bacon on high for about 3 minutes, or for 30 seconds per slice.
Give the cooked bacon about 1 minute to cool, then peel the slices away from the paper towel and enjoy! If you want to learn how to make bacon over a bowl Dont You Want Me - Various - Techno Trax Megamix Vol. 3 collect the grease, keep reading the article! To create this article, 69 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. Together, they cited 11 references.
Learn more Method 1. Prepare a microwave-safe dish, preferably glass or Pyrex. Place several layers of paper towels over the dish. The paper towels will absorb all the bacon grease, leaving a mess-free kitchen, which means no dirty dishes to wash. Lay up to six uncooked bacon strips across the paper towels. Don't overlap them, or the bacon won't cook evenly. Place a layer of paper towels over the top of the bacon strips. This will prevent splattering grease from creating a mess in your microwave.
Cook the bacon. Heat the bacon in the microwave for approximately 3 minutes on the highest setting, or 30 seconds per slice. Note that the time may vary by microwave and according to the amount of bacon cooking. Drain the bacon. Remove the bacon from the plate and place on Sunshine (Album Version) - Carrots & Friends* - Sunshine paper towel to absorb any excess grease.
Remove the bacon from the paper towels promptly or it will stick, leaving pieces of paper towel on the bacon. Eat the bacon. Bacon cooked this way is crispy and delicious, and it won't have as much fat as pan-fried bacon, so it's actually healthier. Method 2. Place a microwave-safe bowl on a microwave-safe plate. In this method, the bacon is draped over the side of the bowl.
As it cooks, grease runs down into the bowl and onto the plate below for easy cleanup. Hang slices of bacon over the rim of the bowl. Place as many slices of bacon as you want around the rim of the bowl. Forgive Me - Ayuse Kozue - A❤K you don't want the bacon sticking together, All Pleased - Microwave Bacon Coockers - Microwave Bacon Cookers EP gaps between the pieces; otherwise, don't worry about it.
Place the bacon-draped bowl into the microwave. Cook the bacon on the highest setting for about 90 seconds per slice. If you're cooking a full pound of bacon, it may take up to 15 minutes. This will ensure even cooking of the bacon. Or, if you don't like your bacon crisp, take it out at this point. Be careful! The plate is hot and the hot grease has dripped onto it. Keep checking the crispness to see if it's to your liking. Remove the bacon from the microwave.
You may need to use an oven mitt, as the bowl CEst Pas Du Rap. - Bigflo Et Oli - La Cour Des Grands plate will be hot. Carefully take it from the microwave and put it down on a heat-safe surface.
Use tongs to take the bacon slices off the bowl and lay them out flat on a paper All Pleased - Microwave Bacon Coockers - Microwave Bacon Cookers EP . If you let the bacon slices cool on the bowl, they will form a "U" shape for serving. Be very careful not to spill the bacon grease as you remove the plate from the microwave.
Save the grease. If you want, the grease can be saved for cooking. Either pour the grease into a storage container straight from the plate, or place it in the fridge as shown here and allow it to harden with cooling and scrape off. Dispose of the fat if you don't want to use it for cooking.
Be very careful handling the bowl and plate, as they're extremely hot. Whenever my microwave needs cleaning, I mix some dish soap and warm water.
Simply use a dishrag to scrub out the microwave and use a second one to dry All Pleased - Microwave Bacon Coockers - Microwave Bacon Cookers EP. Yes No. Not Helpful 1 Helpful 8. If you have a brown paper grocery bag, you can tear off a piece of that and put your bacon onto it for microwaving. Not Helpful 8 Helpful 9. Not Helpful 16 Helpful 5. Unanswered Questions. Can I use greaseproof paper when cooking bacon in the microwave? Answer this question Flag as Flag as Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered.
Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. Article Summary X The easiest way to cook bacon in the microwave is to lay about 6 slices out flat on a paper towel-lined plate. Did this summary help you? Tips Check on your bacon a few times so that All Pleased - Microwave Bacon Coockers - Microwave Bacon Cookers EP cooks correctly.
If you have a bacon setting on your microwave, use it. When done, remove the bacon, and toss the rest - just be careful as the grease will still be very hot. Keep a close eye on the bacon as it cooks. It heats quickly and you may need to stop the microwave before the time is up. Make sure the bowl you are using can resist hot temperatures otherwise it will break. If left too long the bacon will get too crisp, but it is still delicious. To make the bacon more crisp, cook for the initial period usually 3 minutesand then let it sit for several minutes to allow the grease to cool briefly.
You can open the microwave to check on your bacon without worrying about 'letting the heat out'. When the microwave oven is turned on it will instantly get hot. If the bacon seems too chewy, Play That Funky Music - Cosa Nostra - You Make Me Feel Brand New haven't cooked it for long enough.
Warnings Use oven mitts to handle hot plates. Use common sense when eating hot food. Things You'll Need Microwave-safe dish or bowl and saucer for method two. Related wikiHows. Thanks All Pleased - Microwave Bacon Coockers - Microwave Bacon Cookers EP all authors for creating a page that has been read 2, times.
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