Microwaved Poached Egg

Microwaved Poached Egg
Staff Writer
Lori Yates

For a quick and easy poached egg, try cooking it in the microwave. Make sure to use a 1100W microwave and a 16-ounce capacity microwave-safe mug or bowl. 

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1
Servings
152
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1  Cup  water
  • egg
  • 1  Teaspoon  vinegar

Directions

Place water in a microwave-safe mug or small bowl. Microwave mug of water, uncovered, for 90 seconds on 100 percent power. Carefully remove mug from microwave and add vinegar. Carefully crack egg into mug. Place paper napkin over mug. Return mug to microwave and microwave for 35 seconds on 80 percent power. Holding slotted spoon over sink, carefully pour contents of mug over spoon, catching the egg on the spoon. Use the napkin to blot excess water from egg.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Carbohydrate, by difference
24g
18%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
260µg
37%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
160mg
16%
Choline, total
9mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
88µg
22%
Iron, Fe
12mg
67%
Magnesium, Mg
52mg
16%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
6mg
43%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
154mg
22%
Selenium, Se
10µg
18%
Sodium, Na
159mg
11%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
168g
6%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Microwave Shopping Tip

Choose raw fruits, vegetables, and meats, and unprocessed foods.

Microwave Cooking Tip

Place food in a microwave-safe container before cooking. Aluminum and most plastics will contaminate your food and break the microwave.