How to Poach an Egg in a Microwave (Slideshow)
October 9, 2013
Find out how to get a perfectly poached egg in the microwave
How to Poach an Egg in the Microwave
One of the best parts about going out to brunch is getting a perfectly poached egg with a soft center and a white that is just set. It’s hard and often time-consuming to make a restaurant-worthy poached egg at home. But we have a simple trick that will help you poach an egg fast enough for a weekday breakfast.
Using a microwave is the easiest and quickest way to poach an egg and achieve maximum results. With this simple trick, poached eggs will be as common around your house as scrambled or fried. Check out the slideshow for easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and you’ll be enjoying a creamy poached egg by tomorrow morning.
The ingredients are simple: water, an egg, and vinegar. Also, make sure to have a paper napkin and slotted spoon handy.
Make sure to use a ceramic, microwave-safe mug with a 16-ounce capacity and a 1100W microwave.
Add Egg and Vinegar
Carefully crack the egg into the mug being cautious not to puncture the yolk.
Cover the mug with a paper napkin and microwave again.
Use the slotted spoon to strain the egg from the contents of the mug.
Enjoy a perfectly poached egg.