Chicken Fried Bacon is thick cut bacon dredged in seasoned flour, like chicken fried steak, and then fried to a golden brown and served with Cream Gravy.

Chicken Fried Bacon

Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 1107 kcal
Chicken Fried Bacon is thick cut bacon dredged in seasoned flour and egg, like chicken fried steak, and then fried to a golden brown and served with Cream Gravy.
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Ingredients

Chicken Fried Bacon:

  • 1 pound thick cut bacon cut in half
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Cream Gravy:

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups cream
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons fine sea salt

Instructions

  1. Whisk egg and milk together in a shallow dish or pie plate.
  2. In a different shallow dish, mix together flour, onion powder, garlic powder and paprika.
  3. Dredge each strip of thick cut bacon in egg, then flour and repeat. Set aside.
  4. Heat oil in a frying pan over med-high heat.
  5. Fry until each strip is golden brown. The cooking time vary greatly based on the thickness of your bacon. The average will be about 4-5 minutes per strip. Flip halfway to ensure even browning.
  6. To make cream gravy, melt butter in a heavy bottom sauce pan over medium high heat. Add flour, whisking together until it forms a paste. Continue to whisk until it turns a dark brown and smells nutty.
  7. Whisk in cream, ground pepper and salt.
  8. Continue to whisk for 2-3 minutes or until cream gravy starts to thicken Remove from heat.
  9. Serve cream gravy with chicken fried bacon.

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Recipe Notes

Adapted from food.com.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Fried Bacon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1107 Calories from Fat 891
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 99g 152%
Saturated Fat 48g 240%
Cholesterol 304mg 101%
Sodium 1990mg 83%
Potassium 423mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 22g 44%
Vitamin A 45.7%
Vitamin C 0.9%
Calcium 13.6%
Iron 12.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.