How To Cook Bacon In The Microwave In 5 Minutes

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Yes, you can cook bacon in the microwave and here’s just how to do it!


This method for cooking bacon in the microwave is fool-proof, takes just minutes and leaves you with no clean up required.


  • Bacon
  • Kitchen towel

How to cook bacon in the microwave

  1. Lay two sheets of kitchen towel on a microwave safe plate.
  2. Lay on the slices of bacon, don’t overlap them!
  3. Top with another two sheets of kitchen towel.
  4. Microwave for 3-4 minutes on a high heat. Check every 30 seconds or so to keep an eye on it. Cook longer for crispier bacon!
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