How to Cook Bacon in the Microwave Properly

by Dayle Cook

Save grease for a candle.


  • Bacon
  • Microwave
  • Bowl
  • Plate larger than bowl
  • Paper towel optional
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    This is quick, clean, easy, tastes great and smells good.

    Step 2

    Drape bacon on microwave safe bowl over larger microwave safe plate. Place in microwave. Cook until crisp. You can cover with an optional paper towel.

    Step 3

    Five minutes. Microwaves cook with different watts and powers.

    Step 4

    Six minutes. This is a great way to collect the grease to make a man candle. Man-dle.

    Step 5

    Seven minutes on 12 ounces. The bowl and plate are very hot. Use oven mits.

    Step 6

    Eight minutes and good by me. I started eating at seven minutes.

    Step 7

    Just crisp up to your preference. Enjoy as a snack, with eggs, or in a lettuce wrap. I did wipe out the micro with a warm soapy cloth.