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Crispy Air Fryer Bacon

Crispy Air Fryer Bacon is fast, easy, and super tasty with much less grease and cooked in under 10 minutes! Don’t forget the paprika-brown sugar rub for a smoky-sweet twist!
Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Crispy Air Fryer Bacon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 280kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 12 slices bacon
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar optional

Instructions

  • Preheat air fryer to 360 degrees F.
  • Mix the sugar (if using) with the paprika and gently rub it onto the bacon slices.
  • Place a small amount of water on the bottom of the air fryer and arrange the bacon slices in the air fryer in a single layer. It depends on the size of your air fryer, if needed but them in half or cooks in batches.
  • Cook 8-10 minutes or until crisp.
  • Remove the bacon and place it on a paper towel-lined plate.
  • Clean the bottom of the air fryer with a paper towel, and repeat with the remaining slices.
  • Keep in mind that thinner bacon slices may cook quicker and thicker ones may need a few minutes extra.
  • If needed, reheat the bacon slices for 1 minute in the air fryer and serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 438mg | Potassium: 142mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 271IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg