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Easy Microwave Poached Eggs

Rated as 2.92 out of 5 Stars
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"You are less than three minutes from perfect poached eggs. Your cooking time may vary by a few seconds."
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Ingredients

6 m servings 72
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 poached eggs)

Directions

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  1. Pour water into a microwave-safe cup or bowl; add vinegar. Cracks eggs into the cup.
  2. Cook eggs in the microwave for 1 minute 20 seconds. Drain.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 72 calories; 5 0.4 6.3 186 71 Full nutrition

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The key to preventing an egg explosion is to use a small enough dish so the water completely covers the eggs. I've done it this way numerous times without an explosion and without poking the yo...

Most helpful critical review

At 59 seconds there was an eggy explosion, sending egg all over microwave. One egg of the two survived but the yolk was solid, some of the white was rubbery and the rest of the white was still ...

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At 59 seconds there was an eggy explosion, sending egg all over microwave. One egg of the two survived but the yolk was solid, some of the white was rubbery and the rest of the white was still ...

The key to preventing an egg explosion is to use a small enough dish so the water completely covers the eggs. I've done it this way numerous times without an explosion and without poking the yo...

You need to poke the yoke and cover with cling rap

I think 1 minute 20 seconds is way too long. There was an egg explosion in my microwave. Fortunately, I covered my bowl with a lid so I didn’t have to clean the entire microwave. 1 minute is suf...

I have been doing this for two years but I don't use vinegar and I only cook for 50 seconds. The time probably depends upon how powerful your microwave is.

Well, Bob, I agree with baking Nana. And a recipe that leaves out the need to polk the yolk? And protect the microwave? Other than that, and 55 seconds rather than 120, with a little butter, ...

I like this method, but you need to consider the strength of your microwave and reduce/increase either the power setting or the time. I like it and I will do it again. My microwave is 1000 wa...

I made it as written and showed my kids how to make it. It was simple and easy for them to follow. They each made their own eggs. I still need to be present to ensure they don’t burn themselv...

So easy and quick. Eggs were perfect!