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Soft Boiled Eggs in Microwave

You will love soft boiled eggs in microwave! They are so easy to make and are ready in just 7 minutes. Soft boiled eggs are an easy healthy snack or breakfast.

Course Breakfast, brunch, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword easy eggs, quick eggs, under 10 minutes
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 63 kcal


  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp salt
  • water


  1. Place the eggs in a bowl and add enough water to fully cover the eggs. Add the salt to the bowl of water with the eggs.

  2. Place the bowl in the microwave and heat the eggs on high for 3 minutes. Then let it rest for 1 minute. Then heat the eggs on high for another 3 minutes.

  3. Immediately add ice to the bowl or run the eggs under cold water to prevent them from cooking further.

  4. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  1. DO NOT omit the salt from this recipe. If you leave out the salt the eggs may explode in the microwave. 
  2. Be sure to use enough water to cover the eggs. 
Nutrition Facts
Soft Boiled Eggs in Microwave
Amount Per Serving
Calories 63 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 164mg55%
Sodium 1225mg53%
Potassium 61mg2%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 238IU5%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.