Maple-fennel bacon

25

PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

35 min

Makes

6 Servings

Maple-fennel bacon

Maple bacon with fennel Photo, Roberto Caruso

Calling all bacon-lovers, this one's for you. We've upped the ante with this brunch essential, making an old favourite new again.


Ingredients

  • 12 slices bacon
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds

Instructions

  • PREHEAT oven to 375F. Line a baking sheet with foil, then top with a wire rack.
  • ARRANGE bacon in a single layer, over- lapping slightly if needed, across rack. Stir maple syrup with sugar in a small bowl. Brush maple mixture over bacon. Sprinkle with fennel seeds. Season with fresh pepper.
  • BAKE in centre of oven until cooked through and dark golden, 25 to 35 min. Gently loosen bacon from rack, then let stand 5 min before serving.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 102,
  • Protein
  • 5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8 g,
  • Fat
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 295 mg.