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How to cook bacon and remove excess fat

How to cook bacon and remove excess fat

To prevent excess fat in a recipe using bacon, you can "blanch" it before use, leaving most of the fat in the pan with the water.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 200 g, you will need:

Change for: 100 g 200 g 400 g 600 g

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
4 min.10 min.14 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.

Step by step recipe

1 How to cook bacon and remove excess fat : Photo of step #1To do this, put bacon in a pan and cover with cold water. 2 min.
2 How to cook bacon and remove excess fat : Photo of step #2Bring to the boil on high heat. 10 min.
3 How to cook bacon and remove excess fat : Photo of step #3After boiling for one minute, strain and rinse under cold water (notice all the fat disappearing with the cooking water...). 2 min.
4 How to cook bacon and remove excess fat : Photo of step #4Then use bacon as usual.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
115218 gr0 gr120 gr
58 %7 %0 %18 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
5769 gr0 gr60 gr
29 %3 %0 %9 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 200 g : 1.34 €

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