How to Cook Bacon in the Oven
Learn how to cook bacon in the oven. It takes just 20 minutes and it comes out perfectly every time - no mess, no splatters, no burns. Easy and delicious!
Servings: 6 servings
Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
Line a large baking pan with parchment paper.
Cut bacon in half lengthwise so each piece is about 5-6 inches long.
Remove bacon from package and line on parchment paper in baking pan. Line each piece next to each other – avoid overlapping.
Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Use tongs to transfer bacon to a plate with a paper towel to absorb the excess oil.
Drain bacon fat into a glass container and store in the refrigerator to use later as a cooking oil.
Calories: 236kcal | Protein: 7g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 375mg | Potassium: 112mg | Vitamin A: 20IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.2mg