Tesco Finest Unsmoked Drycure Back Bacon 8 Rashers 240G

Tesco Finest Unsmoked Drycure Back Bacon 8 Rashers 240G
£ 2.00
£8.34/kg

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2 rashers
  • Energy647kJ 156kcal
    8%
  • Fat11.8g
    17%
  • Saturates4.2g
    21%
  • Sugars0.2g
    <1%
  • Salt1.4g
    23%

of the reference intake*
Typical values per 100g: Energy 1079kJ / 260kcal

Product Description

  • Unsmoked, dry cured rindless back bacon rashers.
  • Our Tesco Finest* dry cure bacon comes from British outdoor bred pigs, which give tasty, succulent pork. This pork comes from farms inspected to RSPCA welfare standards by the RSPCA's independently certified farm assurance scheme. Our traditional dry cure was developed for us by experts who first began curing back in 1828. Nearly 200 years later, it’s still cured by hand following the same method to bring out the rich flavour before air drying for a meaty texture.
  • *Traditionally dry cured by hand for a meaty texture and rich flavour.
  • Pack size: 240G

Information

Ingredients

Pork, Salt, Sugar, Preservatives (Sodium Nitrite, Sodium Nitrate), Antioxidant (Sodium Ascorbate).

Prepared from 105g of Pork per 100g of Bacon.
 

Storage

Suitable for home freezing. Ideally freeze as soon as possible after purchase but always by 'use by' date shown. Not suitable for cooking from frozen. Follow the preparation guidelines above. Once defrosted use on the same day and do not refreeze. Defrost thoroughly for a minimum of 6-8 hours in the fridge. Keep refrigerated. Once opened, consume within 3 days and by 'use by' date shown.

Cooking Instructions

Microwave

Instructions: Not suitable for microwave cooking.

Grill
Instructions: Place under a pre-heated grill for 4-6 minutes. Turn occasionally. For extra crispy bacon, grill for an additional 2 minutes.

Shallow Fry
Instructions: For best results, pan fry. Fry in a little oil for 3-5 minutes, turning occasionally. Drain well before serving.

Cooking Precautions

  • Tesco recommends that all meat products are cooked thoroughly.
  • Always wash hands, surfaces and utensils after contact with raw meat.

Produce of

Produced in the U.K., using pork from the U.K.

Number of uses

4 Servings

Warnings

  • Packaged in a protective atmosphere.Packaged in a protective atmosphere.

Return to

  • Tesco Stores Ltd.,
  • Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,
  • U.K

Net Contents

240g e

Nutrition

Typical ValuesPer 100gA serving contains
Energy1079kJ / 260kcal647kJ / 156kcal
Fat19.7g11.8g
Saturates6.9g4.2g
Carbohydrate1.1g0.7g
Sugars0.3g0.2g
Fibre0.6g0.4g
Protein19.2g11.5g
Salt2.4g1.4g
* Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--
As Sold.--
Pack contains 4 servings.--

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Packaged in a protective atmosphere.Packaged in a protective atmosphere.

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13 Reviews

Average of 2.4 stars

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Too fatty

3 stars

Nice tasting bacon but very fatty. Have given this bacon a try a few times as it is meant to be Tesco Finest, but no, too fatty and end up losing a good piece of each rasher by the time the fat is cut off. Disappointing overall.

Bacon sandwiches

5 stars

Bacon sandwiches

'Worst dry cure bacon i have ever had - horribe'

1 stars

Really awful bacon. Never had dry cure bacon so bad. Horrible white gunge came out when frying, unpleasant smell when being cooked. fat inedible, stayed chewy and no flavour. All in all the worst dry cure bacon I have ever had. I will not buy this again ... Does not even deserve one star!

Awful quality, am sure it’s not dry cured at all.

1 stars

Awful quality, am sure it’s not dry cured at all. When cooked creamy water exudes from the rashers and goes black. My experience of decent dry cured bacon (not Tesco’s) cooks with ought this problem. Needs sorting out!!

didn't give off lots of white goo when cooked, and

4 stars

didn't give off lots of white goo when cooked, and had a nice clean taste

British Bacon

4 stars

I bought this last week primary because it was British bacon.Very disappointed with it as just so much fat on the rashers, had to cut of a good quarter. But I did grill it and it does have a nice flavour.

Drain well before serving

1 stars

Shallow Fry Instructions: For best results, pan fry. Fry in a little oil for 3-5 minutes, turning occasionally. Drain well before serving..... YOU CERTAINLY DO HAVE TO >> Drain well before serving AND GET RID OF THE WHITE GUNGY STUFF

Not dry cured

2 stars

This used to be dry cured, I used to cook the bacon first and the eggs after, in the same frying pan, in the fat that was left from the bacon. Now there's no fat, just a red sticky residue on the frying pan and the same white spongy stuff coming out of bacon , just like water cured bacon. What happened ? I don't mind paying more but it has to be what it says on the package . Bring the quality back or change the name and lower the price.

Terrible

1 stars

Terrible bacon,very thin and by the time the bacon has a bit of colour its like cardboard.What is so fine about this?

I can't beleive it's not wet cure.

1 stars

I think the supplier or production process must have changed recently. Frying it in a pan and so much white liquid comes out, I find it hard to believe it is actually a dry cure bacon. It used to be pretty good, but the most recent packs I've bought have been terrible. Seriously wondering if someone put wet cure into the packet. Not good bacon by any stretch of the word.

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