Honey-Candied Bacon & Lettuce Sandwich

Honey-Candied Bacon & Lettuce Sandwich

YIELD: Makes 4 sandwiches


2 T plus 1 tsp. - honey

1 tsp. - hot water

8 strips - bacon

1/4 cup - mayonnaise

1 tsp. - Dijon mustard

1 tsp. - honey

4-8 leaves - butter lettuce or romaine hearts

4 long - potato rolls


Preheat oven to 350°F.

In a small bowl, mix 2 tablespoons of the honey with the hot water until combined.

Lay bacon on a baking sheet in one layer and place in oven for 10 minutes. Drain off fat and brush bacon with honey mixture. Bake for 5-6 minutes more or until crisp.

In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, mustard and 1 teaspoon honey.

Cut each roll in half horizontally and spread both cut sides with mayonnaise mixture. Place 1 or 2 lettuce leaves on bottom of roll, top with 2 strips bacon and close with top of roll.

Recipe created for the National Honey Board by Chef David Guas- Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery.