Microwave Sunday Brunch Bacon

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Nov. 20, 2011


Canadian bacon 3 Pound (1 whole)
Whole cloves 1 Teaspoon
Sliced pineapple 16 1/2 Ounce , reserve syrup (2 cans, 8 1/4 ounces each)
Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
Prepared mustard 1 Teaspoon
Powdered ginger 1/4 Teaspoon
Maraschino cherries 1 Tablespoon



1. Score the bacon surface with diagonal slashes.

2. Place whole cloves in bacon slits.

3. Put bacon in plastic cook-in bag.

4. In a bowl combine sugar, pineapple syrup, ginger, and mustard and pour it into the bag.

5. Marinate the bacon for about an hour at room temperature.

6. Put the bag in baking dish and loosely fold its top.


7. In a microwave oven, place the bag and cook on a setting of ROAST (7) for about 15-20 minutes until nicely heated through.


8. Place the cooked bacon on a serving platter and decorate it with cherries and pineapple slices.

9. Pour hot sauce over pineapple, bacon and cherries.


10. Serve Sunday brunch bacon hot with other pasta based dishes or rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 9

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 228Calories from Fat 68

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1547 mg64.46%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 12 g

Protein 26 g52%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet