Irresistible Twist: Sriracha Maple Glazed Bacon

Picture yourself on a lazy Sunday morning, the sun streaming through the curtains, and the sizzling symphony of bacon in the air. What could make this moment even better? An irresistible twist on classic bacon: Sriracha Maple Glazed Bacon. The marriage of smoky, crispy bacon with the bold flavors of Sriracha and the comforting sweetness of maple syrup creates a harmonious explosion of taste that will tantalize your senses and leave you craving for more.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound thick-cut bacon
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha sauce
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the maple syrup, Sriracha sauce, soy sauce, and a dash of freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Place the bacon strips on the prepared baking sheet, ensuring they don’t overlap.
  4. Brush a generous layer of the Sriracha mixture onto each bacon strip.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 18-22 minutes or until the bacon reaches your desired level of crispiness, rotating the pan halfway through.
  6. Once out of the oven, let the bacon cool slightly, allowing the glaze to set.
  7. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and serve.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Smoky, crispy bacon glazed with a perfect combination of Sriracha heat and maple sweetness.

Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 240, Fat – 18g, Carbohydrates – 10g, Protein – 10g

Picture the satisfaction of that first bite – the initial crunch giving way to the succulent, flavorful bacon with a touch of heat and a kiss of sweetness. The Sriracha Maple Glazed Bacon is a testament to the magic that happens when contrasting flavors unite to create something truly extraordinary. Whether you’re hosting a brunch or simply treating yourself to a gourmet breakfast, this recipe is sure to be the star of the show, leaving your taste buds dancing and your guests begging for the recipe. So, go ahead, take that irresistible twist, and indulge in bacon perfection like never before.