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Defrost Bacon In Microwave
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Defrost Bacon In Microwave

Would you like to know how to defrost bacon in the microwave? Today we are showing you how to defrost bacon fast using the microwave. Perfect for cooking with and will last up to 3 days in the fridge.
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time6 mins
Course: Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine: Microwave
Servings: 2
Calories: 505kcal


  • 11 Frozen Back Bacon Rashers

Kitchen Gadgets


  • Place a layer of kitchen towel onto a plate.
    Can You Defrost Bacon In The Microwave?
  • Remove your bacon from its packaging and place on the kitchen towel.
    Can You Defrost Bacon In The Microwave?
  • Then add another layer of kitchen towel over the frozen bacon.
    Can You Defrost Bacon In The Microwave?
  • Place the bacon in the microwave.
    Can You Defrost Bacon In The Microwave?
  • Click defrost and defrost meat and cook for 2 minutes.
    Can You Defrost Bacon In The Microwave?
  • When the microwave beeps, remove the top kitchen towel, turn the bacon over and then add the kitchen towel back. Cook on defrost for a further 3 minutes.
    Can You Defrost Bacon In The Microwave?


Size – Please note, we used back bacon which is much bigger than streaky and takes longer to defrost in the microwave. If doing streaky, at step #6 check if the bacon is done and remove from the microwave without the further 3 minutes.
Thanks for reading how to defrost bacon in the microwave on Recipe This. We have many more microwave recipes for you to check out next. Though if you would like more delicious ideas, I recommend you try our microwave green beans.


Calories: 505kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 21g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 801mg | Potassium: 240mg | Vitamin A: 45IU | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutrition InfoPlease Note: Nutrition values are our best estimate based on the software we use at Recipe This and are meant as a guide. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.
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