Peppered Brown Sugar Bacon

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/2
lb bacon (8 slices)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with foil. Place wire rack on foil.
  • 2
    In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, add brown sugar and peppers; shake to mix. Separate bacon slices, and place in bag; shake to coat.
  • 3
    Arrange bacon in single layer on rack. Bake 20 minutes.
  • 4
    Turn bacon over; brush with brown sugar mixture. Bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until golden brown. Remove from rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Cayenne pepper is a hot, pungent powder made from several of various tropical chiles that originated in French Guiana.
  • The brown sugar mixture will give the bacon a delicious sweet and spicy caramelized flavor. Increase the amount of cayenne pepper for an extra-spicy treat.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
13g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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