Fattier than back bacon, streaky bacon is cut from pork belly instead of pork loin, and this gives the bacon its streaky appearance. The high fat content in streaky bacon is renowned for being full of delicious flavour and often a favourite cut amongst bacon enthusiasts.
Cooking Tips for Streaky Bacon
Streaky bacon can be cooked in many ways; fried, grilled, in the oven or even microwaved.
In our opinion, streaky bacon is best pan-fried in a splash of olive oil over a medium-high heat, 2-3 minutes each side and served golden brown and crispy.
Bacon is a staple of the British breakfast menu and goes incredibly well with eggs, mushrooms and of course, our sausages. As one of the most versatile meats and most loved products all over the world, bacon goes hand in hand with so many recipes including chicken and bacon, bacon and avocado, bacon and eggs, pancakes and bacon, the list is endless!