How To Smoke Bacon In Electric Smoker?

How long does it take to smoke bacon in a smoker?

2 to 3 hours

How do you smoke bacon strips in an electric smoker?


  • Preheat smoker/grill to 275F. Use pecan wood (or whichever would you prefer)
  • Lay out eight strips of bacon on either parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  • Place bacon on cooling rack/Bradley rack and put in smoker for 45 minutes.
  • Remove from smoker, carefully pulling off the cooling rack.

What temperature do you smoke bacon at?

Smoke over indirect heat at 225°F until the internal temp is 150°F, about 2 hours. You can use any wood you like. Hickory is the tried and true.

Can you smoke bacon?

If you have a smoker or want to make a simple smoker, you can use it to smoke your bacon. Use hickory or apple wood shavings for the best flavor. Skip the roasting described above and smoke the cured bacon until it reaches an internal temperature of 150 F, which should take one to two hours.