How to Soft Boil an Egg in the Microwave?
The easiest and quickest way of learning how to cook will be by the learning of boiling an egg. Yes, indeed many of us do not know how to cook any dish or delicacy and that is ok. However, you did agree with me that there is no excuse for not knowing how to boil a simple egg or yet still how to soft boil an egg in the microwave. Aside from knowing how to boil an egg, it is the easiest and quickest breakfast menu you could easily count on making early in the morning to impress that date you brought over last night from the party or simply because it does not require many incidents or a know-how in doing it.
The consumption of boiled eggs for breakfast for most is an everyday activity or a regular early morning menu. Though some find it as an easy way of preparing something to eat in the morning, some individuals do boil eggs due to its nutritional value. This is often so because one piece of boiled egg gives you a balanced meal of good calories, great amount of protein, a negligible intake of carbohydrates and the perfect limit of fat all need for the body to function well.
Now, not to bore you with nutritional values of egg and why eating it is important, I will move right on to knowing how to soft boil an egg in a microwave. However, since you did like a soft-boiled egg you should make sure you do just that and not turn the egg into a mullet or hard-boiled egg state. Soft boiled eggs or coddled eggs are pretty hard to achieve when the right procedure, technique and in this case temperature is not followed, as they are often supposed to be soft and have a gooey yolk. Due to its delicate nature, there are various methods of cooking it which arose through trial and error for many centuries. Most make use of boiling water on a gas or electric stove for the boiling of eggs, but in this case, we would be making use of a microwave. But making use of a microwave does give one control over time and power levels, something that you can’t easily achieve with a stove.
A microwave is indeed a great tool for the making of eggs, despite what many think. In fact, it is the most convenient and if not fastest way of making eggs, that is if you are having problems with your electric stove or just happen to run out of gas for your gas operated stove.
Aside from the above steps, one could also acquire a soft-boiled egg by carefully cracking an egg ramekin mixed with butter and microwaving it for less than a minute.
So as easy as boiling water itself, following the steps above would eventually give you a nice soft boil egg. However, it is to know the use of microwave for the boiling of eggs although a great idea, can be extremely dangerous. Moisture and steam that builds up undercooked eggs can be released and quickly lead to an explosion in the microwave and also microwaving an egg in its shell increases this potential. Explosions can cause damages to your microwave or as far as serious injuries including permanent loss of vision.