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Easy Recipes You Can Attempt In Your Microwave

The microwave oven is a useful friend when you have leftover ramen sitting in the fridge, and need to just heat it up for lunch.Same goes for instant noodles and some microwave ready foods.However, the microwave oven can also serve as an alternative to regular stove cooking.Here are some simple but delicious recipes you can try at home using your handy microwave.Scrambled eggs this is rather common one.Instead of wasting cooking gas, why not cook this in the microwave? just break two eggs into a microwave friendly bowl, and add some milk, sugar and maybe a dash of salt and pepper.You may add pieces of bacon or ham or anything else that you like in your eggs.Beat the mixture with a fork or whisk and pop it in the microwave oven for about 2 minutes on the "high" setting.Take it out and enjoy! don't however try to attempt to boil eggs in the microwave as it might explode.Even reheating boiled eggs is a risk.5 minute chocolate cake ever been back from a tired day at work, and craving for a slice of chocolate cake? well good news for you, you don't actually have to make the entire cake.This recipe has been a sensation over the internet, and it just takes about 5 minutes.Just mix together 4 tbsp of cake flour, 4 tbsp of sugar and 2 tbsp of cocoa or hot chocolate mix in a bowl or even a mug.Spoon in an egg.Stir in 3 tbsp of oil and 3 tbsp of milk, and mix well.Put in the microwave at high for 2 ½ to 3 minutes (depending on the wattage of your microwave).The cake will rise and might start popping out if you are using a mug, but don't worry about it, it's supposed to happen.When it has stopped rising, take it out, let it set and it's ready to eat.It might not be the richest cake in the world, but it will be a quick chocolate fix.Potato chips this one is simple and yet tasty! just slice one potato into slices about paper thin (if you have a mandoline this will make it easier).Pour 1 table spoon of vege oil into a produce bag.Then add the potato slices before shaking and coating them evenly.Coat a large flat plate lightly with cooking oil, and lay out the slices on it in one layer.Put in the microwave until it has turned light brown (cooking time may vary according to the wattage, so keep an eye on it).Take it out and toss with salt or any of your favorite seasonings.It is perfect for a tv day in.Macaroni and cheese this is a favorite among those looking for a quick dinner.Put some pasta in a microwave friendly bowl and add water till it is just above the pasta.Put it in the microwave for 2 to 3 minutes or longer (until it gets al dente and springy).Take it out and drain the water, and pour in cold water to stop the cooking of the pasta.In a separate bowl, microwave a tablespoon of butter for 1 to 1 ½ minute.Take it out and pour in some milk (around ½ to 1 cup) and cheese (as much as you may like).Cook in microwave at high temperature for about 2 to 3 minutes, taking it out every 30 seconds or a minute to stir.Once the sauce is done, add the pasta to the sauce and bon appetite! these are only a small example of real food you can cook in the microwave.Try testing with others and you may be surprised at what you find.

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