Bacon Jam


1 lb of thick sliced bacon
1 tbs butter
1 onion, minced
3 tbs brown sugar
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp ground mustard
1/2 tsp ginger
2 tbs balsamic vinegar
3 tbs maple syrup
2 tbs Sriracha
kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
This is a delicious jam that works well slathered on crusty bread.


  • Cut bacon into 1 inch pieces and render using medium heat and cook for about  minutes, turning frequently.
  • Drain all but 1 tbs of fat fro the pan then add the butter.
  • Add the onion and brown sugar, vinegar, maple syrup and caramelize the onions for about 15 minutes.
  • Add the spices and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Add the bacon back in and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Remove the mixture from the heat and allow to cool.
  • Remove any fat that remains on the top of the mixture.
  • Add mixture to a food processor and pulse until desired consistency is reached.




10 min


25 min


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