Bacon Jam

Bacon Jam


750 g 0.035 oz Olymel Precooked Diced Bacon
6 6 Large shallots finely sliced
1 1 Large onion finely sliced
100 g 3.527 oz Butter
175 mm 0.316 cup Maple syrup
200 g 7.05 oz Brown sugar
100 ml 3.52 oz Red wine vinegar
5 ml 1 tbsp Dry thyme
Freshly ground black pepper



1. Lay the bacon on parchment paper-lined baking sheets.

2. Preheat oven 205°C/400°F, baked for 5 minutes, discard the excess fat and cool the bacon. Then cut in very small pieces, using a food processor.

3. Set a large pot on high heat. Add the butter, shallots and onions to the pot.

4. Cooked until they are caramelized and add the vinegar, maple syrup, brown sugar, thyme and some freshly ground pepper. Bring to a boil and reduce for 15 minutes.

5. Add the cooked bacon pieces and simmer until the liquid has evaporated, stirring constantly.

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