Make Breakfast In A Mug In Just One Minute

A quick hot breakfast is welcome any time of the year. This basic “egg in a mug” recipe has infinite possibilities. And it only takes a minute or two to deliver fluffy yumminess.Basically, this one-minute recipe involves cracking an egg into a mug coated with nonstick spray, blending it with a fork, and then nuking the egg in the microwave for a minute. You can add cheese, bacon, vegetables and other assorted flavorings as desired.

What you get in the end is a little cooked egg sphere that’s sort of a cross between a scrambled egg and a fried one. Mugs are apparently the perfect size for cooking up eggs in the microwave.

If you prefer your eggs hard-boiled or poached, you can also adjust the cooking time to produce the right kind of egg breakfast for you. suggests just poking the egg, covering, and then microwaving for 2 to 3 minutes to make them hard boiled. For poached eggs, pour 1/3 cup of water in, break 2 eggs into the container, and cover and cook for 1.5 to 2 minutes. These suggestions were based on using a bowl, so your timing/measurements for using a mug as the container may vary.

This is the quickest way to make a hot breakfast that I’ve seen, short of preparing steel-cut oats in jars for a whole week in 5 minutes.

For much more eggy goodness, see: how to make perfectly boiled eggs, use your oven to bulk cook hard-boiled eggs, Gordon Ramsay’s demonstration of the perfect scrambled egg breakfast, how to make a perfectly poached egg, and how to make scrambled eggs in a microwave. What’s your favourite way to quickly make eggs in the morning?

Egg in a Mug [Foodista]

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