chocolate and coconut covered bacon
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Recipe type: appetizer, dessert
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 25 mins
Total time: 35 mins
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 pound of good quality bacon
  • 2 Organic Dark Chocolate bars ~ *ISH
  • handful of unsweetened shredded coconut or crushed raw macadamia nuts (I have tried both)
  • a few tbsp of coconut butter
Instructions
  1. cook bacon in frying pan on medium to high heat, until crispy (I had to do this in a couple batches)
  2. remove from heat and plate to cool for a few minutes
  3. in the meantime, melt dark chocolate in a double boiler (avoid burning the chocolate) - stirring frequently
  4. when completely melted, take a pair of thongs and fully immerse the slice of bacon in the chocolate sauce
  5. when coated, place on a baking pan lined with parchment paper
  6. sprinkle with shredded coconut and place in the fridge to cool for 10-15 minutes
  7. while it is solidifying in the fridge, melt some coconut butter (manna), by placing the jar in boiling water
  8. once melted, take a few tbsp and spoon it into a Ziploc bag
  9. take the chocolate covered bacon out of the fridge, snip a tiny hole in the corner of the Ziploc bag and drizzle lightly with coconut butter
  10. place back into the fridge and let cool once again (doesn't take long to solidify)
  11. when ready remove bacon strips from parchment paper and plate
  12. enjoy!
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Recipe by PALEOdISH at http://paleodish.com/2010/12/19/chocolate-and-coconut-covered-bacon/