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Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher
Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher
3.3 stars out of 5 based on 27 reviews.

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Perfect Poached Eggsby Kevin

4 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

Thanks to some helpful tips from reviewers i have managed to cook two perfect poached eggs.In addition I coated the base with a thin layer of butter before cooking which ensured that the eggs did not stick at all. I have only deducted 1 star because the perfect poached egg is when someone cooks it for you. Now to tackle soft boiled eggs in the microwave !

Published 13 02 2015

At last a successful egg poacherby

4 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

This poacher works perfectly. The cooked egg sticks a little, but is removable.

Published 10 02 2015

High hopes not metby Debbie

1 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

I was hungry and excited to try this, followed the instructions to the letter, and had an exploding egg! Undeterred I tried again with less cooking time buy had a cooked yolk and uncooked white part. 2 eggs wasted and still hungry! Will cook the traditional method next time. When I buy some more eggs.

Published 19 01 2015

Super speedy poached eggs with minimal messby Alex Murray

5 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

I love this poacher because it's quick & hardly makes any mess whatsoever. It did take a bit of experimentation as my microwave was stronger than the default one on the instructions (mine is 950W). I now fill the cups about a quarter to a third full of water and do 30 secs on full power with the lid on. Then I crack in the eggs, replace the lid, and cook for 40 secs. Perfect cooked whites and soft, runny yolks. It's a good idea to let the eggs stand for 30 secs as well. Sometimes it looks as if the eggs aren't cooked, but it's just the way the water sits around them, and they are in fact done.

Published 15 12 2014

still not sure...by Siobhan

3 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

It hasn't quite worked out for me yet, despite tweaking the timings as suggested in the instructions and by other reviewers, my eggs are either underdone - runny whites (yuk!) or, if the whites are cooked, a hard yoke. How on earth do I get the perfect combo of firm white and runny yoke? Am I missing something?

Published 01 10 2014

A note from the team: Thank you for placing your review. We're sorry to hear you've experienced this problem and have emailed to help.

Red microwave duo poacherby Pauline

5 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

After years of trying out different poachers(including the little pods from Lakeland!) I can honestly say this is the best ever! Does exactly as it says on the tin, and the results were perfect! One minute 45 secs - done! 10 out of 10 Lakeland! ��

Published 26 08 2014

Hit and missby Mrs luscombe

1 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

This is the one and only poor purchase I have ever had from Lakeland.It is so hit and miss and today it took me 10 minutes to remove all the egg spattered over my microwave.Either white or yolk is never correct however I try to make it.

Published 20 06 2014

A note from the team: Thank you for taking the time to discuss this with us today. We're sorry to hear you've been disappointed with this product and hope the tried and trusted method you've reverted to will produce great results.

Oh Dearby Trisha

1 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

RED MICROWAVE DUO EGG POACHER. Oh what a shame, I love Lakeland and have never bought anything that I've been disappointed with until now. I have on old microwave egg poacher that works but needs a little help to get it clean, so I thought I'd treat myself. I've now gone back to my old one because the new one cooks the eggs oddly, one egg will be over done while the other egg is super runny. I wonder whether the product needs some more testing done on it.

Published 16 04 2014

A note from the team: Thanks for placing your review. We're sorry for the disappointment and will be in touch shortly.

red egg poacherby EILEEN

5 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

Love it! Measured how much water the poacher took and each bowl takes l60ml. So I just measured a third of that and put it in each bowl. Heated that in the microwave, then cracked the eggs in and put it on for 40 secs first of all because I don't have a one second segment on the microwave. They weren't quite done then so I gave it another 10 secs. Magic - best poached eggs ever.

Published 17 03 2014

Unfair Reviewsby E PHILLIPS

5 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

This is a super little item. It is easy to use and clean. Make sure you put the water in ( third fill is a guideline ) to a little above filling the bottom then heat for 60secs. In goes your eggs to time and make sure you wait the 30secs standing time. Perfect every time.

Published 14 02 2014

Almost there.by Mrs Tramontin

4 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

Been using this for a week or so. Find I have to tweak the cooking time as sometimes the whites are still runny and undercooked. Other than that it does it's job and is easily cleaned.

Published 23 12 2013

Still trying to get a runny yolk...by Priscilla

3 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

I have just received this product and used it twice. First time I had runny whites but cooked yolks, and second time I had a healthy fried egg! I must say that my microwave is not very modern so I don't have digital time and have to play it by ear...next time hopefully! I think that it should be deeper though, as poached eggs are not supposed to be flat but well rounded. And that would definitely help prevent the yolk from cooking too much!

Published 09 07 2013

A note from the team: Thanks for placing your review. We're sorry that you're having trouble getting a perfect egg. You do need to be precise about the timing with this item and the power of the microwave is also important.So it may take a few attempts to get things right.We'll be in touch shortly.

Brilliant little poacherby Sue Chapman

5 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

I hate boiling a single poached egg in a whole pan of water and my previous white plastic one where you have to prick the yolks is a real pain to wash up as well. But this one ticks all the boxes - easy to clean, easy to use and a poached egg that is as close to a pan boiled one as I have come across in the microwave. Pour boiling water into the cavities, add your egg (or eggs) and cook for 30 seconds on high for 1 egg / 45 seconds for 2 eggs, leave to stand for 30 seconds and voila - perfect!

Published 04 07 2013

This review is for an older version of this product

Great Poacherby Patricia

5 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

Brought this last week, followed the instructions and had great poached eggs.

Published 22 06 2013

fabulousby Emma Brennan

5 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

Brilliant - bought for my husband who can't poach eggs and I've tried it out today and it works fab so I'm sure he'll be having poached eggs on toast more from now on.

Published 08 04 2013

Great idea, but...by dennis

1 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

a complete fail in our household :( Instructions read "fill 1/3 with water", which in a domed container with no markings is no easy feat in itself and whether it's critical or not, I'm not sure, but out of probably 2 dozen eggs now, I think we've had no more than 2 that were edible. We've tried & tested every conceivable combination of timings, but to no avail. Like the earlier reviewer, we're going back to a pan of water :(

Published 07 03 2013

A note from the team: Thanks for placing your review. We're sorry the poacher has been disappointing. We'll be in touch shortly to help.

wonderfulby Mrs Crawford

5 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

Bought this at the weekend in Truro, was dubious, have used for the first time today and had perfect poached eggs on toast at work, will buy another for home, also had a free whisk which I will also use at work for scrambled eggs.

Published 25 02 2013

Red Egg Poacherby Mrs Booth

1 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

Hard getting lid off with very hot water inside, put eggs in and switched micro on turn by back to reach for cloth 'bang' lid blow off egg everywhere can you come a clean micro?

Published 13 02 2013

A note from the team: Thanks for the review and taking the time to speak to our customer services team. I'm glad they were able to put things right.

Great productby Suzanne

5 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

This a great product and makes perfect poached eggs every time. Slightly fiddly to get the top off, but after a couple of tries you soon get the hang. Will be buying a couple for our student daughters - before the negative reviews lead to the product being removed from the shelf!

Published 12 11 2012

Bewareby Audrey

1 stars out of 5

Red Microwave Duo Egg Poacher

I have seen several microwave egg poachers on the market but never bought one. Seeing this in Lakeland thought I couldn`t go wrong but it did! Followed instructions to the letter but it went off with a bang making a terrible mess in the microwave. Toast already but no eggs will have to revert to the usual method, not happy to try again and waste more eggs!

Published 17 10 2012

A note from the team: Thanks for placing your review. We're sorry for the problem and will be in touch shortly to help.

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