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Easy Microwave Poached Eggs

Rated as 2.7 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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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

You need to poke the yoke and cover with cling rap

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...

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, ...

So easy and quick. Eggs were perfect!

I was very pleased with the recipe, the only change I would make: if you like your yolks soft microwave for 1 minute or less. The water/vinegar mix is so hot it continues to cook the eggs and ke...