Baked bacon - Shokugeki no Souma recipe


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This dish is delicious and with accessible ingredients. The way to make this dish is taught by Soma himself, in the first episode of the anime. Here we leave in writing with some explanations for you not to get lost and prepare the delicious (Pork) Roasted Bacon.

Yield: 4 servings
Preparation time: 3: 30h to 4 hours


For mashed potatoes

  • 8 small or 6 medium potatoes (can be potato or asterisk);
  • 100g of dry shitake cut into small cubes;
  • 2 medium onions cut into small cubes;
  • Salt and black pepper to taste;
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil;

To cover the puree

  • 2 250g packages of sliced bacon
  • Rosemary sprigs to taste

For the final sauce

  • 1 / 2x dry red wine
  • 40g of butter with salt
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar

Necessary utensils

  • Laminated paper
  • String
  • Toothpick (if necessary)
  • Baking tray

Bacon assado – receita de shokugeki no souma

Way of doing

  • Preheat your oven to 200 ° C

Start with the puree

  • Wash the potatoes using a brush;
  • Cut the potatoes into 4 parts. And steam it until it is soft but firm;
  • Remove the peel by hand. Knead the potatoes using a potato masher. Reserve;
  • In a saucepan, sauté the onion and shitake in the oil, until the onion is slightly transparent. Add salt and pepper to taste;
  • Mix the stew and potatoes. It should turn into a firm mass. If your potato is soft, add one to two tablespoons of all-purpose flour or breadcrumbs;
  • Open a piece of laminated paper, place the potato dough and make a cylinder;

Assembly with bacon

  • Open the paper with the potato dough. Wrap with bacon on top. Turn upside down and continue covering
  • Tie everything with string, next to the rosemary sprigs;
  • Cover with laminated paper. Bake for 1 hour;
  • After 1 hour, remove the laminated paper and continue baking until the surface is golden;
  • When you're almost done, start making the final sauce;

For the sauce

  • In a saucepan, place the wine and sugar;
  • When it starts to boil, add the butter. Turn off the fire;
  • Remove your bacon from the oven and drizzle with the sauce. Serve immediately!

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(Article written by Anna Clara Cabral)