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    #1
    I just cant seem to get the temperature right.

    Place egg in little microwave glass cup/bowl

    I tried medium high, medium, medium low.

    Pricking with a toothpick

    Every time the white cooks but by the time the white has cooked the yolk has gone hard boiled like, and i want it to be runny/soft. How do I achieve this.

    To cook the white and have a runny middle?

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    #2
    ARE YOUR EGGS COLD OR AT ROOM TEMPERATURE

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    #3
    What you need to do is put the chicken in the microwave 5 minutes before the egg is due. 10 minutes on high should do it. When the chicken pops, it's ready.

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    NOMIS wrote:
    ARE YOUR EGGS COLD OR AT ROOM TEMPERATURE
    YEP! they been in the fridge.

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    #5
    The problem is that the inside is getting hotter than the outside, so you need to build a little enclosure out of metal spoons to shield the egg. If you haven't got any spoons the right shape then wrapping it in tin foil also works.
    lumpy custard
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    lumpy custard wrote:
    The problem is that the inside is getting hotter than the outside, so you need to build a little enclosure out of metal spoons to shield the egg.
    I guess so.

    Mayb cook for 20 secs and wait for 20 secs etc so middle cools down?

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    #7
    Poach them in the microwave.

    Fill a 1-cup microwaveable bowl or teacup with 1/2 cup water. Gently crack an egg into the water, making sure it's completely submerged. Cover with a saucer and microwave on high for about 1 minute, or until the white is set but the yolk is still runny. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the egg to a plate.
    You may need to vary the timing/power depending on your microwave.
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    #8
    Cook them on a stove like a normal person

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    #9
    just buy one of those small fry pans and poach them on that, so easy and simple.

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    #10
    Just boil them in a pot you newb.

    From memory 4.5-5mins of boiling water = soft runny yolk

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    #11
    Boil jug .. put water in bowl .. add egg .. cover with glad wrap .. microwave for about 45 secs on high - any longer and you'll get a mess.

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    #12
    the problem is, youre using a microwave =/


    hey guys, im need to change my cpu, what the best way using tongs?

    use a saucepan you numpty

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    #13
    Poached egg master race reporting in.

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    #14
    Scrambled egg is best egg. Add tabasco sauce, pepper and salt.

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    #15
    The **** are you using a microwave?

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    #16
    Put your microwave in a pot of boiling water.

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    #17
    Galent wrote:
    Poached egg master race reporting in.
    so much better.

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    #18
    Saucepan Sirs,

    Add a pinch of white vinegar to water to assist.

    Boom perfect Egg err time.

    Poached Egg, y u so easy?

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    TatonkaBill wrote:
    Boil jug .. put water in bowl .. add egg .. cover with glad wrap .. microwave for about 45 secs on high - any longer and you'll get a mess.
    I just did this way. Was an improvement. still semi hard. There was evidence of runny.

    Although didnt use glad wrap.

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    Back N Black wrote:
    YEP! they been in the fridge.
    Fridge eggs and using a microwaves.

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    #21
    Lord_Montgomery wrote:
    Scrambled egg is best egg.
    Gordon Ramsay's scrambled eggs actually are best eggs:


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    Just use the stovetop, would have been quicker than multiple attempts in a microwave me thinks.

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    lumpy custard wrote:
    The problem is that the inside is getting hotter than the outside, so you need to build a little enclosure out of metal spoons to shield the egg. If you haven't got any spoons the right shape then wrapping it in tin foil also works.
    I can confirm. Just tested it and it worked.

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    #24
    Pro tip if you order big breakfasts with poached eggs from cafes: ask for hollandaise sauce on the eggs so you get a small portion of eggs benedict.

    YEAAAAAHHHHHHHHH

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    #25
    I've got a microwave egg poacher, table spoon of water 1/2 tsp vinegar 1:30 in the microwave, 60% of the time, it works every time.

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