Bacon and Chile Pepper Infused Vodka

Bacon and Chile Pepper Infused Vodka

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total: 10 min
  • Serving: Makes 750 ml

Infusing vodka with bacon and chile peppers gives it amazing smoky and spicy flavor. Enjoy the infused vodka mixed in a cocktail or served alone over ice.


  • 6 strips of bacon
  • 3 habanero chile peppers
  • 2 serrano chile peppers
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle good quality vodka


  1. Cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium-low heat until crisp, and then transfer to a paper towel to drain.
  2. Remove the stems from all of the peppers and then slice, lengthwise, into strips. Transfer to a jar along with the bacon and the vodka.
  3. Seal the jar and then place the mixture in the refrigerator for 7 days to allow the flavors to infuse before removing and straining through a fine mesh. Store the vodka in the refrigerator until ready to use.

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