Delectable tasty turkey bacon is cooked in an air fryer to cut down on time and still have crispy bacon edges with a mouth-wateringly juicy middle in this recipe.
Cooking your turkey bacon in an air fryer is the perfect midweek meal. It’s so quick and easy to cook, plus it’s healthier, as turkey bacon tends to have a reduced fat content compared with standard pork bacon.
What You Need to Make Air Fryer Turkey Bacon
To make this easy recipe, you need an air fryer. Most air fryers come with non-stick mini grill plates to put inside your machine or are built in. These are great for allowing the cooked fat to drip off your turkey bacon which makes the edges crispy.
Cooking turkey bacon in an air fryer doesn’t need many ingredients, just turkey bacon.
How To Make Air Fryer Turkey Bacon
Place your air fryer grill plates into your air fryer. This is where you will cook your turkey bacon, and these plates help the excess fat drip away to create the crispy bacon edges we all love. As mentioned before, some air fryers have their grill plates already installed.
Remove turkey bacon from its packaging, checking to see how large your turkey bacon rashers are compared to the compartment they will be in when cooked in your air fryer.
Place turkey bacon in a single layer into your air fryer compartments, if your pieces are too large, then cut them down to size.
Cook your turkey bacon at 400 degrees F (200 C) for approximately 7 – 10 minutes, depending on your air fryer.
Remove the cooked turkey bacon from the air fryer and serve immediately. Otherwise, store them in an airtight container in your refrigerator for 1 – 2 days maximum.
How long should you cook turkey bacon in the air fryer?
For approximately 7 – 10 minutes depending on the type of air fryer you are using and the size of your turkey bacon rashers.
Can you cook bacon in the air fryer?
Yes you absolutely can! Air fryers make cooking bacon quick, easy, and so crispy!
Air Fryer Turkey Bacon
- 4 rashers turkey bacon
- Place your air fryer non-stick grill plates inside your air fryer compartments.
- Place turkey bacon rashers in a single layer in the air fryer compartments. Place compartments back in the air fryer.
- Turn on the air fryer, choose the air fryer method of cooking. Select 390 F as your temperature and set the time for approximately 7 - 10 minutes depending on your appliance.
- Once cooked, remove turkey bacon from the air fryer and serve immediately. Enjoy!
Here are a few other recipes you might enjoy!
- Bacon Sandwich
- Bacon Twists
- Bacon on the Grill
- Bacon Egg And Cheese Croissant
- Smoked Bacon
- Turkey Breakfast Sandwich
Paige is a professional food photographer and recipe developer based out of both New Zealand and New York. Inspired by the wonderful meals she has eaten around the world, Paige loves to take a delicious friendly approach to cooking.