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Microwaved Poached Egg

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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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.

Nutritional Facts
Servings1
Calories Per Serving62
Total Fat4g6%
Sugar0.2gN/A
Saturated1g7%
Cholesterol160mg53%
Protein5g11%
Carbs0.3g0.1%
Vitamin A69µg8%
Vitamin B120.4µg6.4%
Vitamin D0.9µg0.2%
Vitamin E0.5mg2.3%
Vitamin K0.1µg0.2%
Calcium31mg3%
Folate (food)20µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)20µg5%
Iron0.8mg4.2%
Magnesium8mg2%
Monounsaturated2gN/A
Phosphorus85mg12%
Polyunsaturated0.8gN/A
Potassium59mg2%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg11.6%
Sodium71mg3%
Zinc0.6mg3.9%