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How to Make Bacon in Your Air Fryer
How to Make Bacon in Your Air Fryer

Can you make bacon in the air fryer? Yes you can! Cooking bacon in an air fryer is fast, easy and not as messy as making it on the stove top!

Simple Air Fryer Bacon

So. I might have totally won the Mom of the Day award for this after school snack for the kids. I can’t believe how easy this was to make! Just in case you guys forgot, one of the appliances that I have been asked to test out this holiday season is the Philips Airfryer. If you’ve been reading along, you’ll remember that I made fried chicken in it which turned out to be totally delicious ( and not deep-fried at all, thanks to the magic of the Airfryer!).

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When it came time to choose a recipe from Chef Gordon Ramsey himself for the air fryer and test it out, I knew right away that it had to be a kid friendly one. Chef Ramsey has developed some amazing recipes, from Coffee & Chili Rubbed Rib Eye to Tiger Shrimp & Glass Noodle Salad. I needed something that my kids would eat and he had just the ticket with his BBQ Glazed Bacon & Eggs Croissants recipe.

How to Make Bacon in The Air Fryer

To make a basic bacon in your air fryer, all you have to do is:

  • Preheat your Air fryer to 200 degrees C ( or 390 degrees F)
  • Lay the bacon flat on the Air fryer tray.
  • Cook for 4-5 minutes, then flip the bacon.
  • Cook for another 4-5 minutes  until the desired doneness is reached..

 Gordon Ramsey's Airfryer BBQ Glazed Bacon & Eggs Croissants

Why Are Air Fryers So Great?

On busy days like today, the fact that the Phillps Air fryer is so easy to clean really helps. The removable drawer and food basket feature a non-stick coating and are dishwasher safe for easy cleaning – and as we all know, Mike loves to put anything and everything in the dishwasher. I’ve had to beat it into him that my vintage Pyrex isn’t dishwasher safe. This I don’t have to worry about!

Air Fryers are also fast. The Phillips Air fryer uses their proprietary Rapid Air Technology, so it fries, bakes, roasts and grills with little to no oil. Which means that the bacon cooked in the basket while all the oil dripped into the pan below it. If you’re going to eat bacon, you may as well try to get rid of some of the fat!

 Gordon Ramsey's Airfryer BBQ Glazed Bacon & Eggs Croissants

This was a H-I-T with the kids. They came home to these hot, protein packed croissants, scarfed them back while doing their homework and headed out the door to swim team. It was almost no effort for me and they were so thrilled!

If you are looking for another Air Fryer Recipe, try my Air Fryer Chicken! It has rave reviews from tons of readers!

Happy Cooking!

Love you more than bacon,

Karlynn

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How to Make Bacon in Your Air Fryer

How to Make Bacon in Your Air Fryer! It's so easy you won't make bacon any other way again! You can make it with out without the sauce.

Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Course
Breakfast
Cuisine
American
Servings
2
Calories
656
Author
Karlynn Johnston

Ingredients

  • 4 pieces of thick cut bacon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 croissants sliced

Bacon BBQ Sauce

  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp molasses
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp mustard powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp liquid smoke

Instructions

Basic Air Fryer Bacon

  1. Preheat your Air fryer to 200 degrees C ( or 390 degrees F)

  2. Lay the bacon strips of your choice flat on the Air fryer tray.

  3. Cook for 4-5 minutes, then flip the bacon.

  4. Cook for another 4-5 minutes until the desired doneness is reached..

Air Fryer Bacon With BBQ Sauce Croissants

  1. Preheat your Air fryer to 200 degrees C ( or 390 degrees F)
  2. Whisk together in a small saucepan the ketchup, apple cider vinegar, molasses, brown sugar, mustard powder, onion powder, Worcestershire sauce and liquid smoke. Place on medium heat and bring to a simmer, cooking until the sauce thickens slightly.
  3. Lay the bacon flat on the Airfryer tray and brush with BBQ sauce. Cook for 4-5 minutes, then flip the bacon and brush the other side of the bacon with sauce . Cook for an additional 5 minutes or until the desired doneness is reached.
  4. Place the croissants into your toaster and toast lightly.
  5. Melt the butter in a medium sized frying pan and fry the eggs until they reach your desired doneness. ( over-easy is best).
  6. Place an egg on the bottom of one croissant, followed by two bacon slices and the croissant top. Repeat with the other croissant.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Calories: 656kcal, Carbohydrates: 57g, Protein: 16g, Fat: 39g, Saturated Fat: 17g, Cholesterol: 246mg, Sodium: 1262mg, Potassium: 584mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 33g, Vitamin A: 1145IU, Vitamin C: 3mg, Calcium: 76mg, Iron: 3mg

All calories and info are based on a third party calculator and are only an estimate. Actual nutritional info will vary with brands used, your measuring methods, portion sizes and more.

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Karlynn Johnston

I’m a busy mom of two, wife & cookbook author who loves creating fast, fresh meals for my little family on the prairies. Karlynn Facts: I'm allergic to broccoli. I've never met a cocktail that I didn't like. I would rather burn down my house than clean it. Most of all, I love helping YOU get dinner ready because there's nothing more important than connecting with our loved ones around the dinner table!

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      Tomorrow will be my review! I like it, but I wish it was bigger!

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