Fried Bacon

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 17 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 12 min
  • Yield: 1 pound
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1 pound bacon


  1. Heat a cast-iron or other heavy skillet over medium heat. When hot, add bacon strips in a single layer. Cook until browned on bottom, 3 to 4 minutes. Flip bacon, using tongs, and cook until browned on both sides, about 2 minutes. Drain and reserve fat for another use, and cook remaining bacon. Drain bacon on paper-towel-lined platter. Serve immediately.;
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