Ballymaloe Bacon Chop


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

Simply Delicious 2

Simply Delicious 2

By Darina Allen

Published 1990

  • About

In the restaurant at Ballymaloe we serve Bacon Chop with Irish Whiskey Sauce, but it is also delicious served just with Fried Banana.


  • 2 lbs (900 g) loin of bacon (boneless and without the streaky end)
  • 4 ozs (


Use freshly cured green bacon. Cover the piece of bacon with cold water. Bring to the boil. If the bacon is salty, throw out the water and start again; you may need to do this twice or in extreme cases three times. Boil for 30 minutes approx. or until it is three-quarters cooked. Remove the rind and. trim away any surplus fat. Slice into chops ½–¾