Kelp Bacon

So what’s so great about bacon? Well, grease and salt but what about all those chemicals? Here is a greasy, salt accompaniment to your breakfast that does not require a note from your doctor.

Kelp Bacon Breakfast at Port Renfrew

I take the fronds of kelp and cut them into bacon sized strips. I fry them in olive oil but almost any oil will do. They first turn a lovely green colour before moving on to crispy, dark green. Just like regular bacon make it as crisp as you like without burning it.

kelp bacon

They are naturally salty but I add a bit more.