Homemade Canadian Bacon

READY IN: 192hrs 45mins
SERVES: 20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring all ingredients except loin to a boil for 10 minutes.
  • Trim fat from loin.
  • Cool the brine to 38 degrees F and strain if desired.
  • Add loin and put a plate on top to keep submerged.
  • Cover,Put in fridge and let sit 7 days turning once at 4 days.
  • Remove and rinse in cold water. Soak for 45 minutes in cool water.
  • Get smoker to 225 Degrees F. Use a good hardwood of choice.
  • For breakfast bacon cook to 145 degrees F.
  • For finished bacon cook to 155-160 degrees F.
  • Cut to desired thickness. 1/4" for me.
  • Keeps in fridge same as commercial bacon.
  • Keeps in freezer longer if left unsliced.
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