What happens when you microwave a boiled egg?
- Weirdly enough, reheating a hard boiled egg in a microwave is a hazard, and it can potentially explode. Hard boiled eggs explode in the microwave because a boiled egg still has moisture inside, allowing steam to build up in the yolk. The shell inhibits the egg from expanding when it’s heated in the microwave,
How do you cook hard boiled eggs in the microwave?
In a microwave safe bowl, nuke the water until hot (roughly three minutes).
Place the nine eggs carefully in the bowl, and cover.
Use a microwave-safe plate.
On 50 percent power, microwave the eggs for eight minutes.
How do you microwave an egg without it exploding?
Lightly prick the bottom of the egg with a safety pin or thumbtack to prevent the egg from exploding. Place the egg into the bowl of hot water, cover with a plate, and microwave at 50% power for 4 minutes. If you like a runnier yolk, remove and peel the egg now.
How long does it take to boil an egg in the microwave?
six to 12 minutes
How long cook hard boiled eggs?
Place eggs in a large saucepan. Cover them with cool water by 1 inch. Cover the pan with a lid and bring water to a rolling boil over high heat; when the water has reached a boil, set the timer for the desired time. Boil for 6 – 7 minutes over medium-high heat for perfect hard boiled eggs.