Microwave Poached Eggs Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: June 4, 2020 Modified: March 30, 2021
Microwave Poached Eggs Recipe

Here’s a method that’s quick, easy and almost foolproof.  Make sure to poke a toothpick through the yolk first.

 

How To Make Microwave Poached Eggs

This trick let's you cook a poached egg with just the use of a microwave.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 10 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • tsp white vinegar
  • cup water
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Add the water and white vinegar to a 6 oz custard cup.

  2. Break egg into cup, pierce egg yolk with toothpick, and cover dish loosely with plastic wrap.
  3. Place in microwave and cook for 1 minute or until desired doneness.
  4. You may need to experiment with cooking times based on the wattage of your microwave and taste preference. Immediately remove egg from hot water with a slotted spoon as it will continue to cook.

  5. Serve with salt and pepper to taste.
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