How Do You Cook Bacon in the Microwave?


Quick Answer

To cook bacon in the microwave, place the bacon on a plate on top of paper towels and cover the bacon with more paper towels. Microwave until cooked and the desired level of crispness is achieved.

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How Do You Cook Bacon in the Microwave?
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Full Answer

To prepare bacon in the microwave, simply use bacon, a microwave-safe plate and paper towels.

  1. Prepare the bacon
  2. Layer two sheets of paper towel on a microwave-safe plate. Lay the bacon in a single layer on the paper towels. It is important to not overlap the slices for even cooking.

  3. Cover
  4. Cover the bacon slices with two more sheets of paper towel.

  5. Cook
  6. Microwave the bacon on high for 4 to 6 minutes or until thoroughly cooked.

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