Chicken & Egg in a Mug

Chicken & Egg in a Mug

In a hurry many mornings? Try this protein packed “breakfast for one” cooked in a coffee mug by the microwave oven. Serve with whole-grain toast for a complete meal. How simple is that? Portable too!

Ingredients

  • Serves: 1
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) olive oil
  • 2 oz (60 g) cooked chicken, diced
  • 1 egg, medium
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) salsa
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) chives, fresh, sliced
  1. Coat the inside of a mug with olive oil or non-stick vegetable spray.

  2. Add diced cooked chicken.

  3. Beat egg in bowl with fork. Pour into mug.

  4. Top with grated cheese and microwave for 1 1/2 minutes on HIGH power or until egg puffs up and cooks through but is not dry. Timing will vary with different microwaves.

  5. Top with your favourite salsa and some fresh minced chives and serve.

Use any fresh herb you have on hand like marjoram, oregano or thyme. Sub your favourite cheese for the cheddar.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 155 g serving Amount
  • Calories 240
  • Protein 28 g
  • Fat 13 g
  • Saturated Fat 5 g
  • Carbohydrate 3 g
  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sugar 1 g
  • Cholesterol 225 mg
  • Sodium 380 mg
  • Per 155 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 12
  • Calcium 15
  • Iron 6
  • Vitamin A 6
  • Vitamin C 4
  • Vitamin B6 25
  • Vitamin B12 41
  • Folate 3
  • Magnesium 12
  • Zinc 17

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