Campfire Bacon

Campfire Bacon

Campfire Bacon from Zestuous

This is a recipe (or really more of a technique) that I discovered while camping a few weeks ago.

I vowed to make recipes using only foil and skewers, and no way was I going to give up bacon in the process. If you can put a marshmallow on a stick, by God, you can put bacon on a stick.

Campfire Bacon from ZestuousThe secret to getting your bacon evenly crispy is to weave each strip onto a skewer, leaving a gap between weaves. Then, continue weaving more strips on the skewer, leaving a few inches empty at the end.

Campfire Bacon from ZestuousPrepare a campfire and set two logs or rocks on each side of the flames so you can rest the skewers on the logs/stones over the flames.

Rotate the skewers every 5 or so minutes to ensure even cooking and browning. You might get a few flare-ups…that’s just a bacon grease fireworks celebration. If it gets too out-of-hand, have a squirt bottle with water near by to put out some hot spots.

Campfire Bacon from ZestuousYour bacon should be crispy, ready and extra smoky in about 30 minutes.

What a happy campfire breakfast!


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