Microwave Poached Eggs

Microwave Poached Eggs


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

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  • 1 large egg
  • 1/8 tsp. white vinegar
  • 1/3 C. water
  • salt and pepper

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Add the water and white vinegar to a 6 oz. custard cup. Break egg into cup, pierce egg yolk with toothpick, and cover dish loosely with plastic wrap.  Place in microwave and cook for 1 minute or until desired doneness.  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.  Serve with salt and pepper to taste.

Sandi Kafka, Arcadia, CA 

Reviews (1)

  • Does the toothpick poking cause the yolk to spread out? My husband likes his yolk liquid so he can dip his toast.

    Flag as inappropriate  |  March 26, 2008

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