If you want to turn bacon into savory and tangy dishes, this Bacon Jam is right up your street. Bacon goes with chopped onion, minced shallots, minced garlic, brown sugar, maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, chili powder in this recipe. The jam comes out insanely good, making it great to serve with cheese and crackers. Such an appealing breakfast, right?
Bacon JamCourse: SidesCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
This bacon jam is ready in just 30 minutes. It’s also great to make all year. If you want to try it right today, just give it a go.
1 lb. bacon, cut into 1″ pieces
4 shallots, minced
1 onion, finely chopped
1/4 c. maple syrup
1/3 c. apple cider vinegar
1 tsp. chili powder
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 c. brown sugar
- Cook bacon in a medium saucepan over medium heat until crispy. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate, reserving about a tablespoon of bacon fat in pan.
- Reduce heat to medium-low. Add onion and shallots and cook, stirring constantly, until onions are caramelized, about 15 minutes.
- Stir in garlic, brown sugar, maple syrup, vinegar, chili powder and cooked bacon. Bring mixture to a simmer then reduce heat to low. Cook until liquid has reduced and thickened and onions are jammy, 7 to 10 minutes.
- Let cool completely and pour into a jar. Serve with cheese and crackers. (It’s also delicious on a burger!)