How to Grill in a Microwave Oven: Possible?

How to Grill in a Microwave Oven

When you think of microwave, you’d probably never associate it with grilled food. After all, it was created as a quick alternative to heating your food using a stove. Grab a leftover in your fridge, put it inside the microwave, push a few buttons, and then wait for the beep or ding.

But grilling with it? Can you grill in a microwave? Is that even possible?

Yes, it is, as several people have demonstrated. Of course, the taste and the texture may not be the same as when you use a charcoal or gas grill, but if you want a quick fix to your grill-food cravings, apparently, you can use a microwave.

How to grill in a microwave oven? Let’s learn from the experts.

How to Grill Chicken in a Microwave

In this video, the uploader teaches us how to grill chicken legs in a microwave oven.

She starts by preparing the legs, coating them with her homemade sauce. Then, she applies another coating of another sauce that she made.

When everything is set, she places the chicken legs onto a rack before putting them inside the microwave oven. She then sets the timer to 10 minutes. After this time, she flips the legs over and repeats the process.

She applies butter to the legs, and returns them into the microwave oven and “grill” them for 20 minutes.

The results? Although it’s not a true-grilled result, you can definitely satisfy your family’s cravings for some grilled chicken legs because of this procedure.


How to Make Grilled Cheese Sandwhich Using a Microwave

If you don’t have a griddle, a microwave can help you create a crunchy grilled-cheese sandwich. For this procedure, the microwave used is a Samsung 1.4 cu. ft. microwave oven that has grilling capabilities.

Watch how the uploader of the video makes grilled cheese sandwich using his microwave.

How to Grill Fish in a Microwave

Here’s another video that demonstrates how you can use your microwave oven to grill your favorite fish.

After applying your favorite sauce /marinade, put the fish inside the microwave. Flip it after 10 minutes, then grill for another 10 to 15 minutes. Repeat the process until you get the desired results.