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 those ingredients for: 100 g 200 g 400 g 600 g

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
4 min.10 min.14 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 2 min.
How to cook bacon and remove excess fat : Photo of step #1
To do this, put bacon in a pan and cover with cold water.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
How to cook bacon and remove excess fat : Photo of step #2
Bring to the boil on high heat.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
How to cook bacon and remove excess fat : Photo of step #3
After boiling for one minute, strain and rinse under cold water (notice all the fat disappearing with the cooking water...).

Stage 4
How to cook bacon and remove excess fat : Photo of step #4
Then use bacon as usual.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Small pieces of baconSmall pieces of bacon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Vol-au-vent, Röstis, Alsatian-style salad, Bacon rolls, Beef braised in reduced red wine, ... All

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