Cayenne-Candied Bacon

Recipe by Pepper Monkey
READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 1 pound




  • Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  • Line a broiler pan with aluminum foil, and position broiler rack on top of pan.
  • Lightly coat the rack with the vegetable oil.
  • Combine the brown sugar and cayenne in a shallow dish, and mix well.
  • Press one side of each slice of bacon firmly into the spiced sugar to coat.
  • Arrange the slices of bacon on top of the broiler rack in a single layer, sugared-side up.
  • If there is any sugar remaining in the dish, sprinkle it evenly on top of the bacon.
  • Bake until the bacon is crisp and the sugar is bubbly, 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Drain on paper towels and serve warm or at room temperature.
  • (Can be made several hours in advance.).