Monday, April 4, 2016

Candied Bacon BLT with Sriracha Mayo

I think it's safe to say at this point y'all know I love cooking for my family, but sometimes I don't want to spend hours doing it.  Some nights I just don't want a lot of dishes.  Some nights I just don't want a lot of fuss.  It's on evenings like this that nothing beats a delicious BLT.  However, I am The Kitchen Wife, and I DO have a reputation to uphold lol, so if I'm going to do a BLT for dinner I'm going to take it to the next level!  Enter my Candied Bacon BLT with Sriracha Mayo.  

The finished candied bacon blt, on a plate, with fries.

There's nothing quite like it, and they're so good, a local restaurant even featured them as their weekly special.  The best part, these Candied Bacon BLT's with Sriracha Mayo couldn't be easier to make.  I'm so excited to share this one with you so let's get started!

 Candied Bacon BLT with Sriracha Mayonnaise:
*Prep Time:  3 min.  *Cook Time:  15-20 min.  *Difficulty:  Easy *Servings: 4 Sandwiches


The ingredients needed to make the Candied Bacon BLT's with Sriracha Mayonnaise.

  • 16 slices of Thick Cut Bacon
  • 1/4 c. Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 c. Mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp. Sriracha Sauce
  • Roma Tomatoes, sliced
  • Bib Lettuce
  • Sliced Bread
To begin you'll need to preheat your oven to 425 degrees.  

Bacon in a resealable bag.

Next place the bacon into a resealable bag...

Brown sugar and bacon in a resealable bag.

And add the brown sugar.
Press the air out and seal the bag.
Rub the sugar all around so that it totally coats the bacon.

A foiled lined baking sheet with a cooling rack on it.

Now take a baking sheet and cover it with foil.
If you have one, place a cooling rack on top of the foil lined baking sheet.
If you don't have one, don't worry about it.

Sugar coated bacon strips on a cooling rack, on a baking sheet.

Now place the bacon onto the rack, on the baking sheet.

Bacon cooking in the oven.

Place into the preheated oven, and let cook for 15-20 minutes, until it reaches your desired crispness.

And can we just talk about this for a second?

WHY???  WHY have we not been making our bacon in the oven for like ever!?!
No mess, and it comes out perfect EVERY time!!!  This is like, well, it's just pretty amazing.

Adding sriracha sauce to mayonnaise in a bowl .

While the bacon is cooking combine the mayonnaise and sriracha sauce in a small bowl.

The cooked bacon on the tray.

Look at how beautiful that bacon looks!
That's not grease on the bacon, it's a nice little candy shell.

The finished Candied Bacon BLT with Sriracha Mayonnaise on a place with fries.

All you have to do it assemble your sandwich how you like it!
I like mine on toasted white bread with slices of juicy, red, tomato and crisp bib lettuce.

No matter what you like on it, this Candied Bacon BLT with Sriracha Mayo is sandwich perfection!  It has smokiness from the bacon, sweetness from the brown sugar, juiciness from the tomato, freshness from the lettuce, and that perfect layer of spice from the sriracha mayo to bring it all together!  It's perfect for lunch, dinner, a late night snack...ANY TIME!  So get in the kitchen and give this Candied Bacon BLT with Sriracha Mayonnaise a try TONIGHT!

And as always...

Happy Reading, Happy Eating, and Happy Living,
~The Kitchen Wife~


  1. This looks amazing! I love a good BLT but you've kicked it up to the next level for sure. YUM!

  2. Saturday meal plan is done. Thank you ma'am!

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  4. Yummy! What a great way to kick up an already wonderful sandwich! Yummed and pinned!

  5. WOW! Thanks so much!!! I really appreciate that!