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Microwave Shakshuka Scramble

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Microwave Shakshuka Scramble

Who can resist a good bowl of warm Shakshuka? And don’t forget the fluffy scrambled egg on top. Using our versatile Panasonic NN-CD58JS Convection Microwave, this delightful African cuisine from Natalie Zee will become your ultimate comfort recipe.
Author: Natalie Zee


  • ¼ of a red capsicum diced
  • ¼ of a brown onion diced
  • 1 tsp of olive oil
  • ½ a tsp of caster sugar
  • 1 tomato diced
  • ½ a tsp of dried cumin
  • ¼ tsp of powdered turmeric
  • 2 eggs
  • Fresh parsley roughly chopped (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a microwave proof bowl, add the capsicum, onion and olive oil and stir well.
  • Cover in a sheet of paper towel before putting it into the microwave and pressing the ‘Micro Power’ button once to set it to 1000watts. Set the timer for 2 minutes and press start.
  • Remove from the microwave and add the sugar, tomato, cumin and turmeric. Using 1000 watt power again, cook for a further 2 minutes.
  • Remove from the microwave and add the eggs. Whisk them through the vegetable mix roughly with a fork.
  • Put them back in the microwave and press the ‘Micro Power’ button 3 times to set it to 600 watts of power. Set the timer to 1.30 (/90 seconds) and press start.
  • Remove from the microwave and break up the egg using a spoon and a fork. Return to the microwave for a further 30 seconds.
  • Break up the eggs once more before seasoning with salt and pepper and serving on your favourite bread, garnished with fresh parsley.