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Soft-Boiled Eggs in the Microwave

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"After reading numerous articles on the subject of soft-boiled eggs, I came up with a recipe that gave consistent results that you will enjoy."
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10 m servings 72
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 eggs)


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  1. Fill a bowl with warm water and place cold eggs into the bowl, to keep from cracking when you cook them.
  2. Fill a microwave-safe bowl with water; add salt. Microwave on high power to boil, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes.
  3. Place warm eggs into the bowl of hot water and cover the bowl with plastic wrap.
  4. Place the bowl of covered eggs into the microwave and microwave on 60% power for 1 1/2 minutes.
  5. Remove from the microwave and transfer eggs to a bowl of cool water to stop the cooking process. Peel and serve.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Cook times may vary some, depending on what microwave is used.
  • Editor's Note:
  • Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of salt. The actual amount of salt consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 72 calories; 5 0.4 6.3 186 655 Full nutrition

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Changes? No changes, it's perfect! Loved them.