MICROWAVE COOKING TIMES

POULTRY
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6 MINUTES PER POUND, LET STAND, COVERED, 10 MINUTES


FISH AND SHELL FISH
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4 MINUTES PER POUND OF FISH. IT IS DONE WHEN EASILY FLAKED WITH A FORK.

SHRIMP AND OTHER SHELLFISH SHOULD BE JUST FIRM, NOT HARD OR SOFT.

TEST BOTH FISH AND SHELLFISH AT 3 MINUTES, AND LET BOTH STAND, COVERED, 2 MINUTES AFTER COOKING.


BEEF
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ROASTS, BONE IN, 2 RIB ROAST, 5 MINUTES PER POUND, RARE
6 MINUTES PER POUND, MEDIUM
8 MINUTES PER POUND, WELL DONE
LET STAND, COVERED, 25 MINUTES

SAME COOKING TIME FOR 4 RIB, BUT LET STAND, COVERED, 40 MINUTES

ROASTS, ROLLED, SIRLOIN TIP, ROLLED, RUMP,
5 1/2 MINUTES PER POUND, RARE
7 MINUTES PER POUND, MEDIUM
8 MINUTES PER POUND, WELL DONE
LET STAND COVERED 20 MINUTES.

VEAL
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ROASTS, 7 1/2 MINUTES PER POUND, MEDIUM
9 MINUTES PER POUND, WELL DONE
LET STAND, COVERED, 20 MINUTES

LAMB
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ROLLED, 7 1/2 MINUTES PER POUND, MEDIUM
8 1/2 MINUTES PER POUND, WELL DONE
LET STAND, COVERED, 25 MINUTES

SHOULDER WITH BONE, 8 MINUTES PER POUND, MEDIUM
9 MINUTES PER POUND, WELL DONE
LET STAND COVERED, 30 MINUTES

LEG, PINK, FRENCH STYLE, 6 MINUTES PER POUND
AMERICAN STYLE, 8 1/2 MINUTES PER POUND, WELL DONE
LET STAND, COVERED, 35 MINUTES

PORK
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FRESH, ROASTS, LOIN, SHOULDER, FRESH HAM, 9 MINUTES PER POUND
LET STAND, COVERED, 25 MINUTES

CURED, CANNED, PRECOOKED HAM, 5 MINUTES PER POUND

OTHER MICROWAVE COOKING TIMES

DEFROSTING MEATS: 2 TO 3 MINUTES PER POUND, DEPENDING ON SIZE.

HEATING PRECOOKED MEATS: 30 SECONDS PER SERVING, DEPENDING UPON AMOUNT

HEATING CASSEROLES: 2 MINUTES PER CUP

FRESH VEGETABLES: 6 TO 7 MINUTES FOR SERVINGS

BAKED POTATOES: 4 MINUTES FOR A 7 OUNCE POTATO

WARMING DINNER ROLLS: 1 TO 3, 15 TO 30 SECONDS
4 TO 6, 30 TO 60 SECONDS

ONE POUND LOAF OF FROZEN SLICED BREAD: REMOVE METAL TWIST AND HEAT 1 1/2 MINUTES, ROTATING 1/4 TURN EVERY 30 SECONDS.

DOUGHNUTS: 1 TO 3, 15 TO 30 SECONDS
4 TO 6, 30 TO 45 SECONDS
BOX OF 12, HEAT ONE MINUTE, ROTATE BOX 1/2 TURN AT 30 SECONDS.

HEATING DESSERTS: 15 SECONDS PER SERVING

HEATING MILK OR WATER: 2 MINUTES FOR 6 OUNCES