Lamb Bacon

Preparation info
  • Makes

    3½ to 4 pounds

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Bacon Bible

By Peter Sherman and Stephanie Banyas

Published 2019

  • About

This is a labor of love, but the results are worth it. Lamb bacon (made from lamb belly, which is also known as lamb breast) has a milder and sweeter flavor than pork, but this fatty and slightly gamey meat is perfect for smoking. Lamb bacon can be used exactly the same way as pork bacon. I love serving it with braised cabbage and potatoes for St. Patrick’s Day, but it can be found every day on BarBacon’s lunch menu as part of the lamb bacon reuben—and it’