Easy "Fried" Bacon

Jeanne Benavidez


Since I live alone, there is no reason for me to cook a whole pound of bacon at one time. I don't eat it very often for dietary reasons but I do like a BLT or have a few slices with my breakfast occasionally. My sister told me her secret several years ago and I haven't fried bacon in a pan since then. "Frying" it in the microwave, covered with paper towels is so much easier, quicker, cleaner and there is less shrinkage.


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5 Min


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4 - 6 slice
bacon (your favorite)
paper towels

How to Make Easy "Fried" Bacon


  • 1Place a couple of paper towels down on a microwavable plate.
  • 2Lay the strips of bacon out, side by side, on the paper towels.
  • 3Cover with a couple of more paper towels.
  • 4Microwave for 1-minute intervals until the bacon is cooked to your desired doneness.

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