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Microwave Bacon (Pig bacon)

Microwave bacon is seriously easy and one of the many ways to make crispy bacon especially in a college student’s dorm room where all they are thinking about is a quick meal of bacon and eggs before class or in between classes.. Whether you are cooking pig bacon or Turkey bacon you’ll find that’s it’s super easy to cook bacon in the microwave. 
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Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 3
Calories 86 kcal


  • 6 Rashers Bacon
  • scrambled eggs or your choice of sides


  • Line microwave safe plate with paper towel
  • Place bacon slices on the paper towel lined plate, then cover bacon with another layer of paper towel.
  • Microwave on high for 4 to 5 mins for regular cut bacon and 7 to 8 mins for thick cut bacon. Remember to flip way through.


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Calories: 86kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 6gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 291mgPotassium: 87mgVitamin A: 16IUCalcium: 2mgIron: 1mg
Keyword how to make bacon in the microwave, microwave bacon, pig bacon
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