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How to Cook Bacon in the Microwave

Cook bacon in the microwave in under 5 minutes! Depening on how many watts your microwave, cook time may vary. 
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time4 mins
Total Time9 mins


  • 1 package bacon


  • Line a microwave safe plate with 2 layers of paper towels
  • Arrange 4 pieces of baon on the plate (not touching)
  • Cover with another 2 layers of paper towels¬†
  • Microwave on high for 3-4 minutes (microwave in additional 1 minute intervals for crispier bacon)
  • Remove and enjoy!