Microwave Cooking

Ding and its done, great ideas and recipes to put that microwave to work in your kitchen.

Fully Loaded Nachos

A real favourite in our home is my fully loaded nachos! You can adjust the heat level to suit your family, as most Mexican food is available from mild to hot (and more expensive brands offer extra hot). Also the mince can be substituted for roast chicken as well. It's easy to substitute or leave out things that don't suit your family too...and perfect for a tasty meal :) Ingredients: -1 Packet Extreme Cheese Corn Chips -500g Beef Mince -1 Can of Refried Beans -1 Jar Salsa -Appro...

5 minute Microwave Mug Cake

4 tablespoons flour 4 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons cocoa 1 egg 3 tablespoons milk 3 tablespoons coconut oil ½ teaspoon good vanilla METHOD Add dry ingredients to a mug, and mix well. Add the egg and mix thoroughly. Pour in the milk and oil and mix well. Add the vanilla, and mix again. Cook in microwave for 3 minutes on high. (The cake will rise over th...

Microwave Chocolate Lava Cake in a Mug!

Yum, Yum, Yum and Yum. This Chocolate Lava Cake in a Mug Recipe offers a great time out snack idea for mums. Ingredients 1 mug 4 tablespoons plain flour 3 tablespoons milk 3 tablespoons oil ...

Banana Bread in a Mug Microwave

Try this Mug cake recipe for Banana Bread. Quick and simple in the Microwave you can try it whenever guests pop over.   Mug Banana Bread • 3 T. + 1 t. all-purpose flour • 1 packet stevia (or other sweetener of your choice equivalent to 2 t. sugar) • 2 T. brown sugar • 1/8 tsp. salt • 1/8 tsp. baking powder • 1/8 tsp. baking soda • 1 egg • 1/4 t. vanilla extract • 1 T. vegetable oil • 1 T. lowfat milk • half a banana, mashed • cinn...

Microwave Roast Chicken

Hi, my favorite recipe is roast chicken in the microwave, i simply rub with a little bit of butter & put a a rack so all the fat drips into the tray ,set it on combo 200deg for 45mins,turn once after 20-25 mins ,it comes out so crispy & my kids love it tx Bev...

Crispy Microwaved Bacon

Crispy Microwaved Bacon: This is a favourite in our family, not only for breakfast but any time you need crispy bacon for a recipe. To get your your bacon crispy (and who doesn’t love that), just turn a bowl upside down and set it on a plate. Lay your bacon over the top of the bowl, and microwave it for about a minute per slice. A lot of the unhealthy grease will run down the bowl into the plate,  you can also lay a paper towel over the bacon to soak up any spitt...

Quick and Healthy Microwave Popcorn

Add 1/4 of a cup of popcorn kernels to a brown lunchbag. Add a quick spray of oil and a dash of salt. Roll up just the very end of the bag and place in a medium heat in microwave until pops are 5 seconds apart. Voila quick easy microwave popcorn! Hint: Add a touch of garlic powder or cumin for a savoury treat you will love....

Nutella Mug cake

Nutella in a Cake - it can be and you can make it quickly and simply with this Nutella Mug Cake recipe 4 tablespoons self-rising flour 4 tablespoons sugar 1 egg 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 3 tablespoons Nutella ...

Microwave cupcakes

microwave_cupcakes Cupcakes are a favourite snack in this household - easy to make, eat and great when entertaining or for freezing for school lunches. Follow our Microwave cupcake recipe to make your next batch quickly and easily.   Ingredients: 125g butter, softened 1 tsp vanilla 3/4cup castor sugar 2 eggs 2cups plain flour, sifted 1/3cup milk   Method Beat butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time...

Home made Mexican Refried Beans

Use this recipe of Mexican Refried Beans as a base for ALL Mexican cooking including Nachos, Enchilada, Tacos etc or great with mashed potato and crumbed meat/chicken Ingredients Generous cloves of garlic and Cumin. 1/4 red onion - finely chopped. Butter 2 Tins Red Kidney Beans (mashed or pureed - drain liquid out first). 1x tin pureed tomatoes or tomato puree. Chilli sauce to taste.   ...