Perfect Poached Eggs In The Microwave Recipe and How To

Here’s how to make perfect poached eggs in the microwave in just one minute.

It really couldn’t be easier and so it’s perfect if you’ve trouble using the traditional method in a pot over the hob.

Alongside the egg and microwave you’ll need a mug, a small bowl and something to cover the mug with such as a plate.

Once you’ve that, it’s just one minute to a perfect poached egg in the microwave…


To make 1 serving

  • Eggs!

How to make perfect poached eggs in the microwave:

  1. Crack the egg into the bowl.
  2. Fill the mug halfway with water.
  3. Carefully tip the egg from the bowl into the mug with the water.
  4. Cover the mug and microwave for 1 minute.
  5. With oven gloves or a towel (it’ll be hot!) remove the mug and check the egg white is firm. If not, continue to cook for a further 5-10 seconds until it is.
  6. Use a fork or slotted spoon to remove the egg from the water and serve.
  7. You can increase/decrease the cooking time for a harder/softer egg as you see fit.

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