Microwaved Poached Egg

Staff Writer
Microwaved Poached Egg
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
62
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup water
  • 1 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
0.2g
N/A
Saturated Fat
1g
7%
Cholesterol
160mg
53%
Protein
5g
11%
Carbs
0.3g
0.1%
Vitamin A
69µg
8%
Vitamin B12
0.4µg
6.4%
Vitamin D
0.9µg
0.2%
Vitamin E
0.5mg
2.3%
Vitamin K
0.1µg
0.2%
Calcium
31mg
3%
Folate (food)
20µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
20µg
5%
Iron
0.8mg
4.2%
Magnesium
8mg
2%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Phosphorus
85mg
12%
Polyunsaturated
0.8g
N/A
Potassium
59mg
2%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
11.6%
Sodium
71mg
3%
Zinc
0.6mg
3.9%