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Yields:
1 serving
Prep Time:
1 min
Cook Time:
2 mins
Meal Type:
Breakfast
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Poached Eggs

Quick and easy way to poach eggs without the water and mess.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Spray a microwavable bowl with cooking spray, like Pam, bottom and sides well.
  2. Break two eggs in to bowl, poke egg yolks with fork.
  3. Spray eggs with cooking spray (salt and pepper optional.)
  4. Cover bowl with a spatter-proof lid.
  5. Microwave on high for 2 minutes for harder yolks, 1 1/2 minutes for softer yolks.
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love this for work!
26 Jul 10 by member: jillfred13
Just tried it this morning for breakfast. Nuked it for only 1 min (for half runny, half hard yolk) and it worked like a charm!
21 Dec 10 by member: dcgal8
Amazing! So much easier!
25 Jan 11 by member: 8bit_aj
much easier, but not the same as poaching. in fact, I used to beat an egg in a small bowl, microwave it, and put it on a bagel/english muffin/toast and add in w/e to it. so other than leaving the yolk intact... I don't see the real difference.
27 Mar 11 by member: scott9002ca
Love this for quick breakfast!
05 Apr 11 by member: wat2sav

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 147 calories in 1 serving of Poached Eggs.
Calorie break-down: 63% fat, 2% carbs, 35% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 89
Calories 147
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 9.94g 15%
  Saturated Fat 3.099g 15%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.364g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 3.81g  
Cholesterol 423mg 141%
Sodium 140mg 6%
Potassium 134mg  
Total Carbohydrate 0.77g 0%
  Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  Sugars 0.77g  
Protein 12.58g  
 
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
7%
of RDI*
(147 calories)
7% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (2%)
 
Fat (63%)
 
Protein (35%)
Carbohydrates, 0.77g (2%) Fat, 9.94g (63%) Protein, 12.58g (35%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories