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12 Smoked British Bacon Streaky Rashers essential Waitrose 250g

4.4 out of 5 (17)

15 out of 17 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

life over 1 week *

Suitable for freezing


Price per kg: £9.56


Product Description

Essential Waitrose Smoked British Bacon, 12 Streaky Rashers.

Packaged in a protective atmosphere.

Product Information



Essential Waitrose


Keep refrigerated below 5ºC. Suitable for freezing on day of purchase.

Prepare & Use

To grill. Preheat grill.
Remove all packaging. Place under grill for 3-4 minutes turning half way through cooking.
To fry.
Heat ½ tbsp of oil in frying pan. Add bacon for 1-½ minutes, turning halfway through cooking.

Wash hands, all surfaces and utensils after touching raw meat.

Country of Origin


Country of Packing



Waitrose Limited
RG12 8YA

Package Type

Plastic tray



Pork belly (87%), water, salt, preservatives sodium nitrate and sodium nitrite.

Nutritional Data

Typical Valuesper 100g
of which sugars0g
of which saturates8.2g


Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5

17 customers reviewed this product Average rating 4.4

15 out of 17 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

Great Value, crisps up nicely!

Don't understand the very few negative reviews here. I have swapped to this from previously ordering a more expensive streaky bacon. I wouldn't buy if it oozed water in the pan! I'm very fussy - if it doesn't crisps I won't buy!!! It's now a repeat purchase and I would definitely recommend!

Rating: 1 star out of 5


We got this as a substitute for the bacon we usually get. Never again. The bacon was pumped full of water - presumably to bulk out the weight - which oozed into the pan when I fried it. The bacon itself had a nasty artificial taste. The package claims it's produced by farmers 'who share our values'. Presumably these values include overcharging you for inferior bacon by getting you to pay for the added water.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

1 of 1 found this review helpful.

Excellent value

Excellent value for money.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

1 of 1 found this review helpful.

top quality

Best way to cook it: Place some baking parchment on a baking tray and lay the bacon on it. Place more backing parchment on top of the bacon and weigh the bacon down with a dish of some sort. Oven bake for 20-25 mins at 220 for perfect thin crispy bacon.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

1 of 1 found this review helpful.

Cooks lovely and crispy

if you like to cook bacon crispy like I do then this is great!! Not too salty either


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