Do you love bacon? Have you tried cooking bacon in the air fryer?
It’s delicious and easy-to-make, perfect for a quick and healthy breakfast, lunch, snack or added to dinner recipes.
Simply place raw bacon in your air fryer basket, set the timer, and enjoy perfectly crispy bacon in minutes.
There is no mess, no fuss, no grease splatters to clean up, just perfectly cooked bacon!
Air fryer bacon is a quick and easy way to enjoy perfectly cooked bacon with no messy cleanup.
If you are looking for a healthier lower-fat cooking method, cooking bacon in the air fryer is a great choice.
Air fry back bacon UK or for the lowest fat option, use bacon medallions. Or you can cook the crispiest bacon using US streaky bacon.
Adjust cooking timing depending on the type of bacon used and its thickness to suit your desired outcome.
Not only is it healthier, but it is also easy to clean up with no greasy splatters.
Use your choice of bacon from the ingredients list below
1 pack Back Bacon
1 pack Streaky Bacon
1 pack Bacon Medallions
British Back Bacon Rashers
Place the slices of bacon in a single layer in to your air fryer tray or basket.
Turn the air fryer on to 200°C / 400°F. There is no need to preheat.
Cook for 8 – 10 minutes.
Open the drawer to check, time may vary dependent on the thickness of the back bacon and how you like it cooked.
Place medallions in a single layer on the air fryer basket/ tray.
There is no need to preheat the air fryer.
Cook at 200°C / 400°F for 6 – 8 minutes
Check and cook longer to your desired amount of doneness.
American Streaky Bacon Rashers
Place streaky bacon rashers in a single layer in the air fryer tray or basket.
To achieve extra crispy streaky bacon results, I recommend preheating first.
Cook for 6-8 minutes, you can check at anytime to see if it is done to your liking.
If your air fryer tray or basket is not non-stick you may need a spray of oil before you place the bacon down.
Do not overcrowd the air fryer tray as the bacon will not cook evenly.
Cook in multiple batches if more needed.
Nutritional information in this air fryer bacon recipe has been calculated for bacon medallions.