How To Cook Bacon In The Microwave Without Paper Towels?

Just turn a bowl upside down and set it on a plate.

Drape your bacon over the top of the bowl, and microwave it for about a minute per slice.

A lot of the unhealthy grease will run down the bowl into the plate, resulting in crispy bacon you won’t believe came from a microwave.

How do you make bacon without paper towels?

Here are a few ways to soak up bacon grease without paper towels.

  • Substitute cut up paper bags from the grocery store.
  • Use Bambooee bamboo paper towels.
  • Keep a stack of rags on hand.
  • Buy a bacon-only dish towel.
  • Oven-cook your bacon.

How long do you have to put bacon in the microwave?

Line a microwave-safe plate with 3 layers of paper towels. Place bacon on top, without overlapping. Cover with another 2 layers of paper towels. Microwave on high for 4 to 6 minutes, for crispy bacon.

Can you cook raw bacon in the microwave?

Line a microwave safe plate with 3-4 paper towels. Lay bacon on the paper towels so that it is not touching. Microwave for 4-5 minutes. Check the bacon and continue to cook for 30 sec-1 minute increments until it is to the desired crispiness.

How do you make bacon crisp in the microwave?

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Place two paper towels on a dinner plate.
  2. Arrange four slices of bacon on the paper towels, not touching each other.
  3. Place two more paper towels on top of the bacon slices.
  4. Microwave on high until crispy. In my microwave, this takes 4 minutes.
  5. Remove the plate carefully from the microwave.

What can you use instead of paper towels?

If you want to switch to an eco-friendly lifestyle and save money, check out these paper towel alternatives.

  • Microfiber Cloths.
  • Cotton Napkins.
  • Unpaper Towels.
  • Beeswax Food Wraps.
  • Sponges.
  • Linen Or Cotton Bowl Covers.
  • Chambray Napkins.
  • Linen Bread Bags.

Is it OK to microwave bacon?

There’s a right and wrong way to cook bacon in the microwave. To do it correctly, place 3 to 4 slices on a microwave-safe plate lined with a paper towel (be careful not to crowd the plate). Cook for 2 to 4 minutes, depending on your microwave, until just cooked through; allow to rest for 1 minute.