How to Cook Turkey Bacon in the Oven
Learning How to Cook Turkey Bacon in the Oven is a game-changer. It is easy, hands free, and gives you the ability to cook more pieces at once compared to the stove-top. It gets super crispy & no oil or flipping is needed.
Servings: 9 people
- 8-9 large pieces turkey bacon pat dry*
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil for easy cleanup.
Place an oven safe wire rack on top of the baking sheet.
Line the rack with bacon in a single layer so that it is not overlapping. The pieces can be close together, they will shrink.
Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until crispy and brown. Broil on low for 1-2 minutes if needed.
- Turkey Bacon: Use as many pieces as you can fit on the baking sheet. I like the brands Wellshire, Applegate, or Oscar Meyer that are uncured (less nitrates). Butterball also works too, but it is a little thinner. If the bacon slices seem thin or small, check after 15-20 minutes so they do not burn.
- Use a wire rack. This allows air to circulate underneath the strips of bacon and makes it extra crispy. If you do not have one, place the bacon directly on the parchment paper & flip halfway through cooking.
- Keep an eye on the bacon. If you prefer it chewy instead of crispy, you may have to reduce the cook time. Check it after 10 and 20 minutes. If you like it well done & broil it at the, set a timer. It will burn very easily.
Calories: 53kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.4g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 320mg