Bill's Fried Bacon

Bill's Fried Bacon


"If you are tired of simple fried bacon, try this. Bacon is simmered in a spice blend, then cooked until crisp and coated with great flavor."


20 m servings 107 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 107 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 7.9 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.5g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 7.2 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 433 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet, stir together the water, garlic, and paprika. Separate the bacon slices, and place in the skillet. Turn the heat to high. The water will evaporate leaving the bacon coated with the garlic and paprika. Reduce the heat to medium-high, and continue to fry to your desired crispness, turning as needed.
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  1. 42 Ratings


This was okay but I prefer plain bacon. This also did not smell good while it was frying. Thanks anyway.

Perhaps it was the type of bacon I used (maple) or because I reduced the recipe to one serving but this just tasted like regular bacon. Nice idea however. I might try again sometime with regular...

I wasn't that impressed - it was just okay. It was nice to have a change from the regular bacon, but it didn't make enough of a difference in the flavor for the effort, so I'd rather just have ...

My husband LOVES bacon and garlic but this bacon did NOT disappear like I thought it would. If I make again, I will cut paprika in 1/2 and maybe even lessen the garlic.

Ok, I admit I was skeptical. I really didn't see how fried bacon could be improved upon. Wow, was I wrong! This is unbelievably delicious. I made it exactly as stated the first time, and loved i...

Hands down the best bacon I've ever had or made! It's absolutely savory! I'm not sure what that person meant by "it didn't smell good" because my mouth was watering by the smell the whole time ...

We prefer regular bacon. Thanks anyway.

My family enjoyed this! Gave the bacon a different flavor! Will definetly make again! Thanks for sharing!

I couldn't believe bacon could get any better, but this proved me wrong. Went with the spices as written and I wouldn't change a thing. Thanks Whats His Face.