Chili Coconut Bacon

Chili Coconut Bacon

Completely plant-based and gluten-free coconut bacon is packed full of nutrients! This chili coconut bacon recipe is really easy and only requires a dehydrator.

Once dehydrated these are super crunchy and they soak up all the flavor providing a nutritious, flavor snack. If you have never had coconut “bacon” before you have to try it!

You will love this recipe!

I also posted this recipe on Pure Joy Planet

Chili Coconut Bacon

Chili Coconut Bacon

Dehydrated plant-based, raw-vegan, coconut bacon.
Prep Time 20 mins
Course Snack
Servings 17


  • Dehydrator


  • 6 cups large coconut flakes
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos or tamari
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp chipotle chili powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp smoked salt


  • Place coconut in a large mixing bowl, cover with water and soak for 1 hour.
  • Strain coconut, add rest of ingredients and mix well until combined.
  • Place on a lined dehydrator tray and dehydrate at 115 for 4 hours until dry enough to flip onto mesh tray.
  • Continue to dehydrate for 12 to 24 until completely dry.
  • Remove from dehydrator and place in freezer in open container for 10 minutes.
  • Seal container and store in freezer for optimum crunch.
Keyword coconut, dehydrated, plant-based, vegan

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Crystal Bonnet is an International Raw Food Chef, Instructor and Cookbook Author. Her culinary passion started with living, plant-based food in her own kitchen which led her to train at industry leading culinary schools. Read more.

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