How to Cook Bacon in an Air Fryer

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Air fryer bacon is a total game changer! Forget about messy stovetop cooking or waiting for the oven to preheat, you can have perfectly crispy bacon in just 15 minutes! So quick and easy, you can have bacon with every meal!

Ah, bacon. You get an amazing crunch with the most amazing crunch in every bite. There is nothing like it, and every meal without you is a little sad.There’s really only one problem: the need to Way Cooked for too long.In fact, it doesn’t actually need That It’s long, but it sure felt like that heavenly smell filling the house as we waited less patiently for the timer to go off. Oven baking at least eliminates the mess, but you’re still waiting while the oven preheats. The air fryer is a complete game changer. There’s no preheat time, no mess, and you’ll have perfectly crispy bacon in your tummy in 15 minutes. All kinds of not loving?

Can I use turkey bacon?

Yes, this cooking method works for turkey bacon just like regular bacon.

Warm up:

Cooking bacon doesn’t require preheating the air fryer, and it’s super quick to make!

Air Fryer Bacon Cooking Tips:

You don’t want to crowd the air fryer basket when cooking bacon. The bacon can be slightly curled up the sides of the basket, but it’s important to have a little space between each slice. We recommend using a large air fryer to accommodate this, or cooking in batches.

Can I cook bacon in the oven?

You absolutely can! We have an entire article dedicated to cooking bacon in the oven.

Multiple batches:

If you are doing multiple batches, you will have to empty the grease and wipe the basket between batches. Any oil left over from previous batches will heat past the smoke point, causing odor disturbance to your breakfast!

Bacon in the air fryer.

Storage and Reheating Instructions:

Bacon doesn’t really reheat well, however leftover bacon is absolutely perfect tossed on top of salads and soups! Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days before adding them to everything!

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Bacon in the air fryer.

Air fryer bacon is a total game changer! Forget about messy stovetop cooking or waiting for the oven to preheat, you can have perfectly crispy bacon in just 15 minutes! So quick and easy, you can have bacon with every meal!

cooking time 10 minute

total time 10 minute

raw material

  • 4 slice bacon thick or thin

instruct

  • Place the raw bacon slices in the air fryer basket, leaving space between each slice. Trim if necessary to fit.

  • Set air fryer to 375°F and cook 8-10 minutes, flipping halfway through. Thicker cut bacon will increase cooking time.

Calories: 92kcal | carbohydrate: 1G | protein: 3G | fat: 9G | Saturated fat: 3G | Polyunsaturated fats: 1G | Monounsaturated fats: 4G | Trans fat: 1G | cholesterol: 15mg | sodium: 146mg | Potassium: 44mg | Vitamin A: 8unit | calcium: 1mg | iron: 1mg

How to Cook Bacon in the Air Fryer