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"Once we sowed wild oats; now we cook them in the microwave.
" ~ Irena Chalmers, Author.

The blessings of a microwave oven are too many to enlist. Some of them save us so much of sweat that every one of us almost of hail Percy Lebaron Spencer, even if unconsciously and in case some of us do not know who invented the microwave, for coming up with something so miraculous. Microwaves were made to save time and save time we need to every morning when the entire cosmos seems to be conspiring against us reaching our workplace on time. But missing breakfast generally means uncontrollable hunger pangs during the time you need to be concentrating on drawing up those graphs. So, an easy compromise would be to microwave scrambled eggs. Believe me folks, it doesn't take more than 3 minutes from your precious stock of seconds and the result is pretty commendable. How to cook scrambled eggs in a microwave you ask? I shall tell you. Just try out these basic and easy scrambled eggs recipes and you shall be active for most part of the day as one egg provides you with enough strength for an entire day, no matter how hectic and packed.

Basic Scrambled Eggs

Ingredients
  • Eggs, 2
  • Milk, 1 oz.
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Nonstick spray
Procedure
Take a microwave safe bowl and lightly spray some non stick vegetable spray in the trough so that the eggs in no way stick to the sides of the bowl. Now, in another bowl whip two eggs until smooth. Next add the milk, salt, and pepper and whip again so that the mixture is well blended. If you want and have the time, you can also add some chili pepper flakes to make it spicy or very thin slices of green chili for the flavor. Now pour this mixture in the oven safe vessel and place it in the microwave on medium-high for 2 minutes. Stay alert and put on your oven mitts to take out the bowl once after the first minute. Scramble the mixture well again using a whisk or a fork and place it in the oven again. After the second minute take it out and check for consistency. Heat it for another 30 seconds if not firm enough for your liking or allow it to cool down before eating.

Now there are times when you do have a lot of time in hand and feel like eating something tasty and yet nothing that requires elaborate culinary ado. For those times, you can try out these scrambled eggs variations.

Buttered Scrambled Eggs
Ingredients
  • Eggs, 2
  • Butter, 2 tsp. (whipped)
  • Parmesan cheese, 2 tsp. (grated)
  • Parsley, ½ tbsp. (shredded)
  • Leek, ½ tbsp. (chopped)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
Procedure
Place the butter in a microwave oven safe bowl at high temperature for about 20 seconds and allow it to melt completely. Next, beat the eggs in another bowl until smooth. Now add all the ingredients one after the other and keep whisking in order to make a uniform mixture. Now pour this concoction on the butter in the oven safe trough and use a vented plastic sheet to cover the bowl. Place this bowl in the microwave on a medium-high temperature for not more than 2½ minutes. Take out the bowl at this juncture using oven mitts and then scramble it with a whisk. Place it back in the oven for another 45 seconds on a low, say 20% heat and take it out. Relish when cool.

Scrambled Eggs with Cheese and Pork Sausages
Here's a recipe which you can ideally make to nourish yourself whenever your wife's out of town or students can make for their friends during group study sessions.

Ingredients
  • Eggs, 2
  • Leek, 1 (chopped)
  • Pork sausages, 4 oz. (lightly roasted and slivered)
  • Cheddar cheese, ⅓ of a cup (grated)
  • Milk, 2 tbsp.
  • Cayenne pepper, ½ tsp.
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
Procedure
Simply mix the eggs, the milk, cayenne pepper and a dash of salt and whip to a perfect blend. Now add the leeks and slivered pork sausages and beat again. Pour the mixture onto a fireproof baking dish and place on microwave for 55 seconds on high heat. Take out and scramble with a fork and then replace it for another 45 seconds. Using oven mitts, take out the baking dish and gently sprinkle the cheddar cheese and pepper on top and cover with a lid. On removing the lid, you shall see that the cheese has melted and seeped in. Garnish with some parsley and a red tomato cut in quarters.

You can also microwave scrambled eggs with Romano cheese, Parmesan cheese, and white pepper or some American cheese slices if you wish. I hope, I have answered your query of how to scramble eggs in a microwave pretty deftly and sans any indication that special culinary skills need to be inculcated in order to scramble eggs in a microwave or a larder replete with exotic spices. It is easy to make and believe me adapts really well to various experiments regarding addition of different spices, vegetables like bell pepper and tomatoes and also to pieces of ham, chopped mushrooms, and bacon. All you need to do is monitor and regulate the cooking time accordingly.