Microwave Bacon Recipe

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 7 minutes
  • Yield: 3 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: American


Microwave Bacon takes the mess and stress out of everyone’s favorite part of breakfast!


  • 68 slices uncooked bacon


  1. Line a microwave-safe plate with 2 sheets of paper towel.
  2. Arrange the bacon slices on the paper towel in a single, non-overlapping layer. Top with another sheet of paper towel.
  3. Put the plate of bacon into the microwave and microwave on high for 1 minute at a time until bacon starts to darken in places.
  4. Cook bacon for 30 seconds at a time until it reaches desired doneness. To help bacon cook evenly, move slices around the plate as the cook. If any slice is done before the others, remove it so that it doesn’t overcook while the others finish.

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