Microwave hard boiled eggs, how to make boiled eggs in the microwave

Microwave hard boiled eggs, how to make boiled eggs in the microwave. To make Microwave hard boiled eggs at its point and in the conventional way, about 12 minutes are needed, counted from the moment the water begins to boil. In the microwave, only 70 seconds of cooking are necessary to get a boiled egg. Seen in this way, the microwave becomes the perfect tool for this task. However, you have to be careful since the process of how to cook an egg in the microwave is quite different from the traditional one and, if it is the first time that you are going to do it, let me warn you that, Eggs cannot be microwaved in their shell. because they will most likely explode before reaching their cooking point.

How do we, then, so that the egg does not explode when cooking it in the microwave? It is essential to remove the shell of the egg and use, for cooking, a small container that can be inserted in the microwave. On the market there are several utensils made of plastic or silicone materials specifically for this use, but it is not really necessary to invest in these gadgets. Surely in your house you have a well or cup of espresso coffee that will work perfectly to obtain the same results. In this recipe, we explain in detail how to cook hard-boiled eggs in the microwave quickly and easily.

recipe information

    • Preparation time: 5 minutes
    • cooking time: 1 minute
    • total time: 10 minutes
    • rations: 2
    • Category: incoming
    • type of cuisine: international
    • Calories per serving (kcal):75

Microwave hard boiled egg ingredients for 2 people

    • 2 eggs
    • a pinch of salt
    • A pinch of ground black pepper
Ingredients needed to make boiled eggs in the microwave@Latoneira

How to make a hard boiled egg in the microwave

The first thing we have to do is break each egg into a coffee cup or well. It is important that it is a small container since the egg will maintain the shape of the container and the yolk must be covered by the white. Add a pinch of salt and ground black pepper.

Introduction of the cracked egg in the coffee cup@Latoneira

Very carefully, we pierce the egg yolk with a small fork or a toothpick. This step is essential to prevent the yolk from bursting during the cooking process.

View of fork piercing egg yolk@Latoneira

We cover the upper part of the container with a small plate or with transparent film, in this case we must make sure that the chosen film is suitable for cooking in the microwave, and we program the microwave at 700 W of power and 40 seconds of cooking.

View of the coffee cup covered with its saucer@Latoneira

We remove the container from the microwave and check the cooking point of the egg. As you can see in the image, the egg still lacks part of the white to set, so we program 700 W of power again but now we are checking cooking at 15-second intervals. In my microwave, it took two intervals, 70 seconds in total, to get a hard-boiled egg just right.

Appearance of the egg after 40 seconds of cooking in the microwave@Latoneira

Remove the egg from the container and cut it in half. At this point, we can check the cooking point achieved with the time spent. Taking this time as a reference, we can vary it according to the curdling point we are looking for and the use we want to give to the hard-boiled egg cooked in this way.

Plating of boiled eggs in the microwave@Latoneira

Easy preparation summary

    1. Break each egg into a small well or cup and season with salt and pepper.
    1. Pierce the egg yolk with a fork or toothpick.
    1. Cover the surface of the cup with a saucer or plastic wrap and microwave at 700 W for 40 seconds.
    1. Check the curdling point and program the same power again but at intervals of 15 seconds. After each 15-safe interval, check the cooking point again until you get the desired point
    1. Once the egg is set, remove it from the cup and use it at your convenience.