5-Minute Cheesy Korean Steamed Eggs Recipe Cooks in the Microwave by Vince Vasquez TheTasteBud

5-Minute Cheesy Korean Steamed Eggs Recipe Cooks in the Microwave

Oven on the fritz? Looking for meals you can cook in the microwave? This cheesy Korean steamed eggs recipe is no fuss at all and is a cinch to make in the microwave – in under 5 minutes!

Serve these steamed eggs for breakfast, brunch, lunch or a light dinner with a salad. To ensure food safety, eggs should be cooked until the center reaches 160 degrees F.

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Cuisine: Korean
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1


  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup instant dashi broth, chicken broth or water
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 slice American cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onions
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame seeds

Here's how to make it: 

  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, crack three eggs and broth and salt. Beat the eggs and broth thoroughly until nice and frothy. Place bowl in microwave and heat for 2 minutes. After 1 minute check mixture. 
  2. Top with shredded cheese. Cook 1 more minute.
  3. Add the green onions for finishing and any other choice of toppings or seasonings you desire, such as bacon, sausage, siracha, etc. 

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Microwaves $50 & Up
Sesame Oil $3 & Up
Sesame Seeds $3 & Up
Dashi Broth $5 & Up
Chicken Broth $1 & Up

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What an easy recipe, and sounds so tasty, too!
I’m making this. My family is going to freak out about it (in a good way).

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