Microwave Poached Egg

Microwave Poached Egg

7 reviews, 4 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 3 minutes

Quick easy method for poaching eggs.


1 ea Egg
1 teaspoon Butter
1 tablespoon Water
2 teaspoons Parmesan cheese; grated
Salt; to taste
Pepper; to taste

Original recipe makes 1 Serving

Original recipe makes 1 Serving Servings


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Heat butter and water in a microwave-safe custard cup. Add whole egg, salt, pepper and parmesan cheese. Cover with paper towel and microwave on medium setting 45-70 seconds. Serve on toasted bread.

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This was very good, I put some spinich and Tony Chactachures seasoning and parm cheese on this, great and low in fat too,ymmerz!!!!! this is not my recipe, just my photo

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TRVevia 2y ago

Just right cooking instructions and delicious. Thanks!
Deuxcats 3y ago

Did you pierce the yolks, or no?
Kssarrie 4y ago

Please correct the recipe to say seconds versus minutes. If I had not checked reviews would never have known.
Ericrife 4y ago

I believe you might mean to microwave for 45 to 70 SECONDS not minutes.
5y ago

these are very good, i cheated and used a microwave poached egg cooker, i cook 2 poached eggs in it for 90 sec, it works great for me, your way is great if you dont have an egg poacher, i served my eggs on spinich sprinkled with garlic powder and parm cheese, and fresh ground pepper, yummerz,,keep them recipes coming, and thank you!
CCheryl 6y ago

Whoops! That should be microwave for 45-70 SECONDS, not minutes!
PAKatie 8y ago

The recipe says "microwave on medium setting 45-70 minutes" - 45-70 MINUTES!!! Is that a mistype?
qwertz 8y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
PAKatie 8y ago

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