At its most basic, candied bacon (or "pig candy") is a dessert, appetizer, or side dish made by coating thick strips of smoked bacon with sugar. Nov 11, 2015 - Smoked Pig candy is nothing new but it does take things up about 5000 notches when you make it in the smoker. For this smoked bacon candy recipe, I like … Once again using a long handled silicone brush, open the smoker door or lid and quickly brush a layer of glaze onto the top side of the bacon. Pig candy is basically sugar coated bacon cooked on a smoker. Thighs Ran to the store and got the thick cut bacon and fired up my Traeger smoker. Tenderloin Leg of Lamb Would you believe they were paying over $70 for three-quarter pound bags? London Broil Tastes great, but did not crisp up like I expected. -Michelle M. I tried the rub on a beef brisket and some beef ribs the other day and our entire family enjoyed it tremendously. Leg/Drumstick I made the recipe last week using all low carb products. CS Ribs I’m Malcom Reed and these are my recipes. CS Ribs Clean Eating Recipes. We all agreed it was the best sauce we have had in a while. I have hundreds and hundreds of smoking recipes in every imaginable category on this site and all of them are absolutely free. Next slowly add the flour, lastly fold in the chocolate chips, pig candy and smoked pecans. Brush each bacon slice with maple syrup. of course) ½ tea Cayenne Pepper Recipe: Smoked and Spiced Pecans. Here's a video I made on how to make bacon candy.. it's a slightly different recipe but same delicious result! i am thinking about using pellets in my smokey mountain smoker instead of chips or chunks. Very quickly remove the bacon from the grates or the bradley racks and place it onto wax paper to cool. Thanks, You'll love this stuff and I dare you to try and eat just one piece! Fixed this tonight using Killer Hogs Rub and brown sugar. If you can do this, go for it. Learn how your comment data is processed. Close the smoker door and set a timer for 30 minutes. I highly recommend it. Now that's a bargain and you know it. Cooking Smoked Bacon Candy on Your Smoker. Her recipe for those are here. I spend my life cooking – mostly slow-smoked barbecue. No worries! Used your rub and sauce. Food And Drink. It also includes a complete, step-by-step tutorial for making your own smoked “streaky” bacon using a 100 year old brine recipe. We will cook the bacon for about 45-60 minutes before adding the glaze to it which magically transforms it into smoked pig candy. I did do this last batch with an off brand of bacon and I won’t use it again. Smokey, salty, spicy, sweet: yes please! When ready to cook, start the Traeger on Smoke with the lid open until a fire is established (4-5 minutes). *Purchase formula here | Purchase bottled rub. As it cools, the bacon and glaze hardens and it becomes more and more difficult to remove from the racks. COPYRIGHT © 2018 HOW TO BBQ RIGHT | ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. And.. be sure to save some of the smaller pieces for that big bowl of ice cream I know you've been contemplating! After you’ve coated all of the bacon pieces, let them rest in the bowl while you get your smoker going. This time I made a glaze from bourbon, brown sugar, maple syrup and of course, my original rub, to give it a kick in the pants. Whisk together until combined. I followed his burnt ends recipe to the letter and my neighbors thought I was some master chef! I will say we have won a great percent of the time over the past 15 years so we are not novices by any means. Yummmm! Unlike most of my instructions, we are going to get the smoker going first since the bacon needs to go on right from the package without any additional preparation. Using a long handled silicone brush, open the door and quickly brush a layer of glaze onto the top side of the bacon. It makes perfect candy bacon strips that make pig candy. Made this twice now and it was fantastic both times. Recipe: Smoked Pig Candy sweet bacon. And not so much candy as a sort of smoked and glazed bacon. Jeff, But I’m not going to be particular. Short Ribs Bacon to be precise. Buy good quality, thick-sliced bacon. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Preheat the oven to 350˚ F. Place 2 cups light brown sugar in a pie dish. It's easier to cut while it is in the plastic packaging Apply a medium coat of SYD All Purpose Rub on all sides. I’m talking about Pig Candy. Meatloaf Chuck Blount is … Sprinkle 2/3 of the brown sugar mixture on top of the … -Peter S. Love the original rib rub and sauce! Breast Working with one piece at a time, dredge the bacon in the … Some have even said that “no smoker should be without this book”! Great for someone who is new to smoking. Corned Beef It is ok but it is just lacking something. Lay bacon strips on a wire rack set inside a foil-lined baking sheet. Tried the pig candy recipe I received on my e-mail newsletter today. -Susan T. Thank you for the great advice. Add the following ingredients to a small mixing bowl: ½ cup brown sugar (I used the dark), ¼ cup maple syrup, ¼ cup bourbon, ½ cup Jeff's original rub, 2 TBS honey. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Let's review: I REALLY want you to have these.. click on the big orange button below to order these premium recipes now. In 30 minutes you’ll have a bowl of kitsch bar snacks that are just as delicious with a rich red … While the smoker is coming up to temperature or preheating, go inside and get the bacon out of the package and ready to cook. Sirloin Tip It is also awesome chopped and added into other things. Steelhead Trout Not overly sweet, doesn’t cover over the smoke flavor. Eric. I'm looking forward to trying the Texas style rub in the near future! Lay bacon strips on a wire rack set inside a foil-lined baking sheet. Texas rub is great as well! We used Jeff's rub and sauce (sauce on the side) and it was a landslide win for us this year! Back Ribs Special Diet. Thanks so much for watching! In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, slowly cook bacon until bacon is lightly browned on … Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Butt/Shoulder I did manage to get the first couple of pieces off in long strips. Bacon, the underdog that has gone crazy popular. Second batch is in the smoker now. Your email address will not be published. Join the list and get Malcom's latest recipes, Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window). Brisket Every week I share a new recipe on my HowToBBQRight YouTube Channel. As it cools the bacon and glaze hardens and it becomes more and more difficult to remove from the racks. Pork Belly This time I made a glaze from bourbon, brown sugar, maple syrup and of course, my original rub, to give it a kick in the pants. Burgers Prepare the brown sugar and cayenne pepper topping. Required fields are marked *. The files did not come thru right but Jeff was prompt to get it fixed. It’s a simple technique that is guaranteed to drive your friends and family bacon-crazy. So far I have used them on beef ribs, pork ribs, and different chicken parts. Preheat your Traeger to 300 degrees following the Traeger instructions. Once you order, there'll be no more recipe ads in the. You'll love this pig candy with bourbon. Oysters We all love pork belly burnt ends, the cubed, smoked pork is pretty … From now on I will use the brand that has the wiener mobiles running around the country.i will have about 4 batches with me when we travel later this year. If you have never had pig candy you really need to give it a try. Lamb Chops I know it will make an inferior product but that is a part of comprimise. All Turkey Update: lately I've been adding a light sprinkling of my original rub* to the top side of the bacon just before it goes into the smoker and the flavor gets a big boost from this. I placed my bacon onto Bradley racks to make it easy but you can also just lay the bacon right onto the smoker grate if you want. The bacon candy … Gently press 12 to 14 slices of applewood-smoked bacon (not thick-cut) into the sugar until mostly coated. Summary. Note: I like to reduce cleanup as much as possible.. not sure if that means I'm working smart or if I'm really lazy but cleanup is not my favorite part of this process and I work hard to reduce and even eliminate it wherever I can. Make the Glaze -Charles W. Love the sauce and rub recipes. Loin Note: if you do not want to use bourbon for some reason, you can use Dr. Pepper in the same quantity and leave out the honey since there is additional sweetness in the soda. Note: If you don't want to use bourbon, Dr Pepper also works well. I was not quick enough.. be faster than me and you should be ok. Fatty, All Pork Make up a batch and if it's not as good as you've heard.. simply ask for a refund. You decide you don't like the recipes.. you don't pay! No, it’s not candy for pigs, it’s candy made from pigs. Also how long will it last or maintain edibility before considered spoiled? Salmon Chuck Roast Jun 14, 2018 - Smoked bacon candy doesn't need much introduction and there's not a better marriage of foods than what happens when you combine sweet maple syrup and bacon. Long time Industrial Engineer turned self-proclaimed fire poker, pitmaster and smoke whisperer and loving every minute of it! I used a small cabinet style electric smoker for this but you can use whatever smoker you want as long as it will maintain about 240-250°F using indirect heat. Thin Blue LLC/Smoking-Meat.com © 2004-2021 All rights reserved. Pig candy update. Thanks Jeff! Set your smoker to 350f, place your cookies on a non greased pan and cook for 10 min or until the edges start to darken and the dough no longer appears wet. Thanks Jeff for the great recipes. Smoking Meat: The Essential Guide to Real Barbecue – The book is full of recipes and contains tons of helpful information as well. The last time I wrote about smoked pig candy I simply used my original rub (Purchase formula here | Purchase bottled rub)and brown sugar on the outside as a dry mixture. Hi Jeff, You'll love this stuff and I dare you to try and eat just one piece! I laid the racks of bacon right on the smoker grates and then placed a throw-away foil pan under the racks of a bacon on a lower shelf to catch the bacon drippings and the glaze. Burnt Ends I will substituting with monk fruit golden sweetener, sugar free maple syrup and sugar free imitation honey. Traditionally salmon candy is cold smoked for several days. Lamb Shanks, All Fish And I travel the country cooking in over 20 competition barbecue and World Steak Cookoff contests each year as Killer Hogs barbecue team. How to make pig candy - candied bacon recipe. I will say the coating took longer to harden and really needed the extra time in the heat. Legs, All Lamb Jun 6, 2019 - Smoked bacon candy doesn't need much introduction and there's not a better marriage of foods than what happens when you combine sweet maple syrup and bacon. Thank you in advance for using our special link: http://www.smoking-meat.com/amazon. Turn temperature to 350 degrees F and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes. Combine the brown sugar, maple syrup, hot sauce, and cayenne in a small bowl. The only thing I offer for sale are the recipes to my (2) amazing dry rubs and my one-of-a-kind barbecue sauce. However, we didn't win last year and had to step up our game! Pulled Pork Cook for 20 minutes at 300-350°F. Tilapia, All Seafood Line … I’ve made your rub SF too. I am a low carber and just must avoid sugar. With more than 1000 reviews on Amazon.com and a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, it comes highly recommended and is a Bestseller in Barbecuing & Grilling books on Amazon. All Chicken I am going to try this with one big exception. Is it better than not having any at all? My pig candy turned out excellent for the low carb WOL. This error message is only visible to WordPress admins, Filming Wild Game Recipes and Outdoor Kitchens, 3lb of Thick Sliced Smoked Bacon (Wright brand is what I use). Roasts Because if you know me, you know … Tried the bacon today. Cut the pork belly into one-inch strips and place in a bowl. Breast If you have issues with them breaking up, it's still ok to serve them as pieces. I also made a batch of the barbeque sauce that we used on the brisket as well as some chicken. The last time I wrote about this I simply used my rub and brown sugar on the outside as a dry mixture. Bacon for many years has been a mainstay in the kitchen, from breakfast to BLTs, we have embraced it, … Storage: . A great snack. Will it taste different? What my first book touched on, this second book takes it into much greater detail with lots of pictures. Thanks! Place the brown sugar in a shallow dish. Walmart sells a sugar free honey as well as swerve sweetener and sugar free maple syrup. ... Candied Bacon or “Pig Candy” Recipe. Pig candy is basically sugar coated bacon cooked on a smoker. The next time you decide to order something at Amazon.com, use THIS LINK to get there and we'll get a small commission off of what you purchase. Smoked it on the Lang. Your email address will not be published. Shrimp Flip the bacon over and glaze the bottom side. Add the following ingredients to a small mixing bowl: Mix it up real well and if you want it to be a little more thin, you can add an extra tablespoon or two of bourbon (can't go wrong there). Well, I’m on my fourth batch and loving it. Pork Sirloin, Chicken -Darwyn B. This recipe is a keeper and easy to make. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Mix brown sugar, cayenne (optional), and black pepper together in a medium bowl. Smoke, Wood, Fire: The Advanced Guide to Smoking Meat – Unlike the first book, this book does not focus on recipes but rather uses every square inch of every page teaching you how to smoke meat. Trout Please go to the Instagram Feed settings page to connect an account. The bacon will cook this way for about 45 minutes.. if you are running a little less than 250°F you will want to give it a few extra minutes and leave it in there about 1 hour. Can't wait to do a beef brisket. Please understand that this is how I support the newsletter, the website and all of the other stuff that we do here to promote the art of smoking meat. Steak Prime Rib Last week, I brought this to the office to sell in a fund raiser. Of course. Pork Steak Or rather bacon. I’ve made this a few times for my coworkers. Tenderloin That includes the rub recipe. Followed your rib recipe and everyone loved them. This recipe … Place in an airtight container with parchment paper in between the layers and use within 1 … I tried them both last weekend and they were a huge hit. I decided to break mine up after I removed them all from the rack to make them easier to eat  <= not true, They broke into pieces as I was removing them from the rack so, with great optimism, I decided that was the best way to eat them  <= true. Chops While the bacon does it's thing in the smoker, go inside and make the candy glaze. Regardless, … Tenderloins Pork fat + sugar = a winning combination in my book. Tri-Tip Crown Roast So, the moral of this story is that if you are able to get them off in whole strips then you can decide if you like them better that way. Please Like this video and Subscribe to our channel if you enjoyed the video. Size matters. Not only is it yummy, but this week it helped raise money for people in need. We have an annual rib fest competition at the lake every 4th of July. Once the bacon has been cooking for about 45-60 minutes, it is time to start brushing on the glaze. If you have issues, it's still ok to serve them as pieces. On point! Explore. Standard | Smoking Times and Temperatures, Cherry Smoked Pig Candy with Bourbon – Bacon Nirvana, (or more) of original or thick sliced bacon, No big words-- just clear instructions and how-to images, 1 lb (or more) of original or thick sliced bacon. By all means YES! Quarter Kinda like a bacon jerky. I recently purchased both recipes. Bourbon Pig Candy, a beautiful candied bacon recipe with brown sugar and a touch of bourbon whiskey! Press both sides of each bacon strip into the sugar mixture until coated and then arrange … Recipe: Smoked Sweet and Spicy Chex Party Mix. https://tastykitchen.com/recipes/appetizers-and-snacks/pig-candy Pig candy is nothing new but it does take things up about 5000 notches when you make it in the smoker. A few hours later I had the finished product. Sprinkle 2/3 of the brown sugar … I have found using erythritol produces give the best results. A few weeks ago I chopped up some bacon candy and added it to some spicy buffalo nuts that I got from Cassie at Bake Your Day. Lobster. Picnic I do not recommend using a cookie sheet since it's important that the smoke can get to the bacon from all sides. https://www.deepsouthdish.com/2009/01/pig-candy-aka-brown-sugar-bacon.ht… If you are able to get them off in whole strips then you can decide if you like them better that way. Note: if you do not want to use bourbon for some reason, you can use Dr Pepper in the same quantity and leave out the honey since there is additional sweetness in the soda. 3lb of Thick Sliced Smoked Bacon (Wright brand is what I use) ½ Cup Brown Sugar ¼ Cup Bbq Rub (The BBQ Rub. Pig candy is nothing new but it does take things up about 5000 notches when you make it in the smoker. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Rack of Lamb Family loved it! Baby Back Ribs Add the following ingredients to a small mixing bowl: ½ cup brown sugar (I used the … I can’t believe I just said that. This pig candy recipe is simple. I placed my bacon onto Bradley racks to make it easy but you can also just lay the bacon right onto the smoker grate if you want. In a small bowl, mix together brown sugar and cayenne pepper. Mix the brown sugar, chile powder, black pepper and cayenne together and spread out on a large plate. Close the smoker door and once again set the timer for 30 minutes. Place the bacon slices in a single layer on a large disposable, perforated aluminum pan. I would rather have this recipe low carb that to go without at all. Scallops Bacon candy is great as a snack all on its own. Turned out great. Arrange bacon on a broiler pan. There’s not many ways to improve a piece of delicious bacon, but I know one way that is sure fire every time. I know once you try it you will make it again and again its that good. I recommend this recipe to anybody. If you enjoy the newsletter and would like to do something helpful, then.. Despite their distasteful name smoked pork belly burnt ends are moist, juicy tender bites of “meat candy” that practically melt in your mouth. Wings, Turkey Smoked Pig Candy Recipe. All Beef Procedure. You see the raving testimonies and you wonder, “Can the recipes really be that good?”. Apply a … Thank you, Mr. Reed. any thoughts? I will be using the bourbon. What could possibly be better than candy made of pig? 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