Bacon in oven calculator

See how long bacon needs to be cooked in your oven. We also show you how it is done.
Crispy bacon strips sizzling on a baking tray in the oven.

Calculate roasting time for bacon in the oven

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Use a preheated oven with hot air.

Bacon in the Oven Recipe

Looking for an easy way to cook bacon in the oven? Look no further! Here's a simple recipe that will have you cooking perfect bacon every time.


Bacon strips


1. Use our Bacon in the Oven Calculator to find the right temperature and cooking time.

2. Line a baking tray with baking paper and place the bacon strips on it. Make sure there is space between the strips.

3. Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and set the timer. Use hot air, not upper and lower heat.

4. Check on the bacon strips along the way to make sure they get the crispness you prefer.

5. Once the bacon strips are done to your liking, remove the baking tray from the oven.

6. Serve and enjoy your perfectly cooked bacon!

Cooking bacon in the oven is a great way to get crispy bacon without all the mess and hassle of stovetop cooking. With a little bit of patience and attention, you'll have delicious, perfectly cooked bacon every time. You can read more about the popularity of bacon in the oven here.


What is bacon?
Bacon is pork meat, typically taken from the flank of the pig. Bacon is usually smoked and lightly salted, used in a number of dishes, both as a main ingredient and as a side dish.
How to cook bacon?
Most people fry bacon in a frying pan, but more and more people are discovering how much better (and easier) it is to fry it in the oven. The method produces perfectly crispy bacon with less spillage.
How to make bacon crispy?
The easiest way to get bacon crispy is to use an oven instead of a pan.
How long can bacon be kept open in the fridge?
About one week, but this of course depends on the best before date and temperature in the fridge.
How long does bacon last in the freezer?
Bacon keeps well for over a month in the freezer, preferably even longer, but the quality and taste will disappear more and more after this.
How long can bacon stay at room temperature?
No more than four hours, if the package is opened.
How to store fried bacon?
Put it in a plastic bag and store it in the fridge right after frying. Then it lasts four to five days.
Where is the bacon on the pig?
Bacon usually comes from the side of the pig.
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