Place layer of paper towels in a shallow microwavable dish. Lay smoked bacon slices on top and cover with another layer of paper towels to prevent spattering.
Set microwave on Medium (NOT HIGH) to achieve best results. Microwaves vary. Adjust cooking times to suit your oven and cooking preference.
Fry bacon over medium heat (375°F), turning frequently for 3 to 6 minutes.
Place bacon slices in a flat baking pan and bake without turning for 10 to 15 minutes at 350°F. Drain on paper towel.