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Vegan Coconut Bacon Recipe

Coconut Bacon

This vegan coconut bacon recipe cooks in 10 mins and requires 5 ingredients! This vegan bacon bits recipe is sweet, salty, slightly smokey and crispy. 

Super easy coconut bacon you can add to any dishes like salads or my fried green beans & broccoli recipe I featured in my Vegan Holiday Side Dishes to make!

Coconut Bacon Recipe

I didn’t realize how easy it was to make coconut bacon until I actually tried it at home!

Whenver I find myself having leftover or extra coconut shreds that need to be used up, I now make some coconut bacon with them. 


This Coconut bacon recipe is: 

  • Only 5 ingredients!
  • Only 1 minute prep time
  • 10 minute cook time! 
  • Vegan
  • Gluten-free
    (if you use tamari instead of soy sauce)
Vegan Coconut bacon recipe

Coconut Bacon (Vegan) Ingredients:

  • Coconut flakes 
  • Vegetable oil 
  • Soy sauce (or tamari if gluten-free)
  • Liquid smoke 
  • Maple syrup 

How To Make Coconut Bacon:

  1. Mix together the liquid ingredents into a sauce.
  2. Add unsweetened coconut shreds into sauce and mix until well coated.
  3. Roast in the oven. 

That’s it! How simple is that?


How to store it: Once you make a nice batch of coconut bacon, you can keep it in a tightly sealed container in the fridge and enjoy them by:

  • Adding it as a topping to roasted veggies
  • Adding it into vegan mac & cheese
  • Mixing with some vegan mayo and making a vegan BLT 

Without further ado, here’s the full recipe with mesurements! 

Coconut bacon recipe

Coconut Bacon Recipe

This vegan coconut bacon recipe cooks in 10 mins & requires 5 ingredients! This vegan bacon recipe is sweet, salty and smokey with a subtle coconut flavour. 
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 11 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Vegan
Servings 10 people
Calories 132 kcal

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Baking Sheet

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups Coconut flakes
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce or tamari if gluten-free
  • 2 tbsp liquid smoke
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. 
  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl, add all ingredients and mix well until coconut flakes have been well-coated.
  • Line a baking sheet with non-stick or reusable baking paper and bake for 10-12 minutes, tossing halfway through. 
  • Allow to cool for at least 10-15 minutes before serving. 

Nutrition

Calories: 132kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 2gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 214mgPotassium: 104mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 7mgIron: 1mg
Keyword bacon, coconut, side dish, topping
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3 thoughts on “Vegan Coconut Bacon Recipe”

  1. 5 stars
    Doing keto diet and looking for vegan Keto recipes and friend mentioned coconut bacon so I found this one and made it. It’s super tasty and easy to make. I sprinkle some on my avocado toast, salads and whatever I have for dinner

  2. 5 stars
    I’ve tried other coconut fakeon before and I DID NOT ENJOY IT ONE BIT. This recipe however is simply DELICIOUS! Will be trying again!

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