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How To Make Bacon In The Air Fryer

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Let me teach you how to make bacon in the Air Fryer! It is quick, easy, and once you learn how to cook bacon in the Air Fryer, you will not make it any other way. I get asked, can you make bacon in the Air Fryer? The answer is yes! You all will love the crispy and delicious bacon without the hovering over the stove to flip it time and time again.

Bacon is a favorite in our home. Whether I am pairing it with home fries or serving it as a BLT sandwich. Either way, bacon is being made, and now I have a simple recipe that will win you over. Grab that Air Fryer, and get cooking. How To Make Bacon In The Air Fryer

Make Bacon In The Air Fryer

You all know I love my Air Fryer. It gives your food that crispy fried texture without the added empty carbs. Now, you can pull out your fryer and use it for breakfast to whip up bacon!

How To Make Bacon In The Air Fryer

Flip Bacon Half Way Through Cooking

Making sure you flip your bacon half way through is key to making bacon in your Air Fryer. This will ensure you have an even cook on both sides of the bacon. Just halfway through the cooking time, open it up, and use tongs to flip your bacon. Just make sure not to touch sides as it is very hot.

How To Make Bacon In The Air Fryer

What Texture Is Bacon When Cooked In Air Fryer

The beauty of cooking in the Air Fryer is it is all on you. If you like softer bacon, then watch the doneness and pull it out when it reaches the consistency you enjoy. If you like extra crispy bacon, leave it in a bit longer. It is all about the preference that you can control when to pull it, just like if you cooked in the oven or stovetop.

How To Make Bacon In The Air Fryer

Best Way To Store Leftover Bacon

Place your bacon in a bag or airtight container and store in the fridge for up to three days. You can just reheat your bacon in the microwave or eat it cold. I have used leftover bacon to add in recipes and casseroles that called for chopped bacon.

Recipes that use Bacon:

Instant Pot Crack Chicken,  Instant Pot Cracked up Chicken and broccoli, Bacon Cucumber Salad.

How To Prevent Air Fryer From Smoking When Cooking Bacon

Some experience their Air Fryer smokes from the bacon grease dripping. If you find this is the issue you can lay a piece of bread to the lower pan to help soak up the grease that drips down.

Also, adding a splash of water to the lower pan is excellent as well, so the grease doesn’t burn up and create the smoke you don’t want. You can also find special parchment paper that you can buy specifically for your Air Fryer.

Love Cooking in your Air Fryer? Here is a few more Ninja Foodi and Air Fryer Recipes:

Air Fryer Donuts, 2 Ingredient Bagels, Buffalo Wings, Or even try out a full meal like Cowboy Casserole

Easiest Way to Cook Bacon

I truly find this method the easiest way to cook bacon. Give it a try today and let me know what you think!

How To Make Bacon In The Air Fryer

How To Make Bacon In The Air Fryer

How To Make Bacon In The Air Fryer

Yield: 1
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Let me teach you how to make bacon in the Air Fryer! It is quick, easy, and once you learn how to cook bacon in the Air Fryer, you will not make it any other way.

Ingredients

  • One Pound Bacon

Instructions

  1. Place bacon in your Ninja Foodi Basket or airfryer How To Make Bacon In The Air Fryer
  2. Place Foodi On 390 Air Crisp Function for 15 minutes
  3. Every 5 minutes use tongs to flip bacon How To Make Bacon In The Air Fryer
  4. Remove and let site for 1 minute and serve.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 3
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 265Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 56mgSodium: 955mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 19g

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Bonnie

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So easy to do and delicious. I couldn't believe how much grease was out of the bacon and I didn't feel a heaviness after eating it terrific idea !!!!

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How would I do this with an Instant Omni Plus, which has the air fry tray? Would I still need to flip it? Would it still be at 390 for 15 minutes?

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