Recipe by Chef John
"This takes some time to make, and there is expert-level stirring involved, but what a small price when you consider the final results. Whether you do this for your Super Bowl® party or another festive occasion, I hope you give this amazing bacon jam a try soon."
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
1 1/2 pounds
yellow onions, diced
1 1/2 teaspoons
fresh thyme leaves, divided
freshly ground black pepper
extra-virgin olive oil
this guy is a master. made it for promotion party. I remember how good it was don't remember who got promoted.
I use only the bacon grease to cook everything in and I pre-cut my Apple Wood smoked bacon before I fry it. I use Apple juice and apple cider vinegar instead of the Balsamic vinegar and I use Sherry wine instead of sherry vinegar. And I just put the whole Thyme stems with leaves on in and then all I have to do is take out the stems when finished cooking. Saves time.
This is going on my to-do list, but I just have to say how much I enjoy Chef John's videos! He is my favorite food entertainment! Keep it rockin' Chef John! This recipe looks YUMMY!!!!
I won first place at the bacon competition at the fair so that makes it a 5 star recipe in my book!
This is wonderful! Thanks Chef John. I wouldn't even consider changing anything about this recipe.
I tried this the first time and doubled the recipe to 3 pounds of bacon. I ended up with 2 1/2 pints. I gave most of it away but savored what I kept for myself because this stuff is pure gold! Fantastic recipe!!
Absolutely wonderful! I used maple bacon. Everyone asked for the recipe. I will make a double batch and freeze it for my next party.
Made it just like recipe called for. Took it to work with baguette rounds. Disappeared in minutes!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chef John's Bacon Jam
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 84
Get cute n’ creepy recipes to feed all your little monsters.
It’s everything you need to cook your best. Learn more about Allrecipes Cooking School.
All the game-day eats you need to crush the tailgate competition.
Turn your favorite cured, smoked meat into amazing jam.
A sweet, smoky, savory spread for biscuits, burgers, and more.
See Chef John’s secrets for making the best game-day dip ever!