1 teaspoon veggie oil
6 oz. bacon, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
1 3/4 teaspoons cane sugar
1 1/4 teaspoon tamari
3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced OR 1 tablespoon minced from jar
12 oz. broccoli, florets and stalks cut into 1/4-inch pieces
12 oz. cauliflower, florets and stalks cut into 1/4-inch pieces
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
Place a wok or large skillet over medium high heat. Add the
vegetable oil and sliced bacon to the pan and stir-fry until golden and
crisp, about 2 minutes.
Sprinkle the sugar over the bacon and toss. Immediately and carefully
add 1/4 teaspoon tamari and continue
to stir-fry until the bacon is glazed, about 30 seconds. Transfer the
bacon to a bowl with a slotted spoon.
Add the garlic and a pinch of salt to the drippings in the pan and
stir-fry until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Then, add the cauliflower and
broccoli pieces and cook until tender and crisp on the edges, perhaps 2
to 3 minutes.
Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of sugar over the vegetables and toss to coat.
Add 1 more tablespoon tamari and the candied bacon to the pot and stir
When the pan starts to look dry, reduce the heat to a simmer and
finish off by stirring in the 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup. Cook for
approximately 1 minute and serve.
bacon recipe courtesy of: Allaina, 3 Munching Monkeys, May 7, 2011