Cook bacon over medium heat till crispy, about 10 min. Set bacon on a paper towel to absorb the fat.
Drain off most of the fat in the fry pan into a separate cup to use later for another recipe or dispose of it. Leave about 2 tablespoons in the pan.
Add the brussel sprouts, salt & pepper to the pan. Brown slightly for about 5 min. Add the raisins & chicken stock. Lower heat,cover & simmer for about 10 min. Uncover stir & if dry, add a little more stock. Add the garlic & bacon & cook for 5 more min. Then serve.