2 Minute Perfect Poached Eggs

Just 2 minutes and you're eating a proper posh breakfast!

Preparation Time

h m

Cook Time

h m

Servings

1

Ingredients

Instructions

Step 1:

  • Mug
  • Step 2:

  • Step 3:

  • Put cold water in mug to a depth of about 2 inches. You want the egg just covered over when you drop it in
  • Step 4:

  • Step 5:

  • Crack egg carefully into mug
  • Step 6:

  • Step 7:

  • Put plate on top of mug
  • Step 8:

  • Step 9:

  • Put in microwave
  • Step 10:

  • Step 11:

  • Set microwave to 2minutes
  • Step 12:

  • Step 13:

  • Check the egg at around 1 minute I REALLY FEEL THE NEED TO CAPITALISE THIS BIT! DO NOT LEAVE THE EGGS IN THE MICROWAVE FOR 1 AND A HALF MINUTES AND WANDER OFF! THAT THING WILL EXPLODE! NOT EVEN JOKING, JUST BOOOM! CHECK IT AFTER A MINUTE!
  • Step 14:

  • Step 15:

  • Check every 20seconds until it looks done
  • Step 16:

  • Step 17:

  • When it looks done, pour it all into the slotted spoon and let it drain off
  • Step 18:

  • Step 19:

  • If it’s not fully done (here’s the best bit!) put water back in mug, carefully put egg back in, try for another 20 seconds
  • Step 20:

  • Step 21:

  • Serve on toast with avocado and look really smug