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Sweet 'N' Spicy Bacon Recipe

Sweet 'N' Spicy Bacon Recipe

Chili powder, cayenne and curry add an unexpected flavor twist to the taste-tempting bacon. With a touch of cinnamon and maple syrup, the well-seasoned strips complement just about any breakfast entree...including the must-try main course here.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 8 bacon strips
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup


  • 1. Combine the seasonings; sprinkle over both sides of bacon. Place on a rack in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes.
  • 2. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon syrup. Turn bacon and drizzle with remaining syrup. Bake for 6-10 minutes longer or until browned. Remove to paper towels. Serve warm. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 pieces: 115 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 210mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

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mimizz45 User ID: 890050 112985
Reviewed May. 24, 2011

"This is my favorite way to fix bacon. Sweet and spicy. I use more cayenne, but we like it spicy."

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