Recipe: Sous Vide Bacon

  By Jack Lawson    

November 6, 2019

It's hard to mess with perfection, but sous vide bacon straddles the line between crisp and melt-in-your-mouth ably. What's more, you can take advantage of sealing the bacon yourself by throwing in a few favourite herbs. After all, in the kitchen creativity is king.

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 hrs

Ingredients

1 lb of thick-cut bacon

1 sprig rosemary (optional)

1 sprig thyme (optional)

Directions

Preparation

1Remove bacon from plastic packaging

2Place bacon and herbs in a vacuum sealable bag

3Seal until airtight

Cooking

1Preheat water bath to 145F

2Place vacuum sealed bag in water bath

3Cook overnight

4Carefully remove bacon from water bath

5Chill in an ice bath for 20 minutes or until cool

Searing

1Remove bacon from bag

2Preheat your pan at medium-high heat for a 1 to 2 minutes

3Add bacon, cook for 2 minutes

4Flip and cook an additional 15 seconds to colour the other side

5Remove, pat dry with paper towl and serve immediately

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1 Review

Kenan

March 27, 2020

my bacon came out great and the rosemary was a great touch

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