You can make them in the oven or in the microwave, and I assure you that this recipe for eggs in a mini-cocotte with ham and cheese will be part of the family's weekly recipe book from the moment you try it.

It is a very easy recipe to prepare, which you can bake or microwave in 2 minutes. What recipe will break this record? In addition, you will make it with 3 of the most used ingredients in the kitchen. It is a guaranteed success, it will make you look good and you will have it ready before saying "Let's eat!

Apart from making the recipe, I also invite you to discover the new Emile Henry mini cocottes : these new high-design ceramic casseroles are as precious as they are functional, and you will use them both as mini cocottes, as bowls, tureens and for enjoy the eggs at the table thanks to that very special cover that they have made. Well done, Emile Henry!

I leave you with the written step by step and you will also see it in a video recipe below.

Microwave egg recipe

Ingredients (for each mini cocotte)

  • 2 M eggs, at room temperature
  • 20 g Comte cheese
  • 25 g of cooked ham
  • 35 g heavy whole cream
  • parsley and chives
  • Ground pepper
  • flower of salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C (see notes, if you are going to microwave them).
  2. Cut the Comté cheese into cubes or grate it, as you prefer.
  3. Cut the ham into cubes or strips.
  4. Chop some chive stems and some parsley leaves.
  5. Put the herbs, cream, Comté cheese and ham directly into the Emile Henry mini-cocotte .
  6. Salt, pepper and separate the ingredients so that you make a hole in the center of the casserole. Break the shell of the eggs and gently drop them into the space you have provided.
  7. Cover the mini cocotte and bake for 12 to 15 minutes at 200ºC.
  8. Remove from the oven and arrange them on top of a wooden board, to let them rest for 5 minutes.
  9. Before serving, remove the lid and garnish with a few more fresh herbs and a few flakes of salt on top of the egg. And serve with bread, it's almost essential!

Then just before serving, just before serving, I remove the lid, add the rest of the fresh herbs and a pinch of fleur de sel.
Tips and advice
I can also cook this preparation in the microwave for 1 minute 50 seconds on 750 watts of power and let sit for a good 3 minutes before opening and eating.


  • Prepare the recipe in the microwave in 2 minutes! You can also cook the eggs, in the Emile Henry mini-cocotte, in the microwave. Put the casseroles with their lid on the microwave and program 750 W, for 1 min 50 seconds, and let it rest for 2 more minutes before eating.
  • The good thing about doing it in the oven, beyond the controversy as to whether or not it is preferable to use microwave ovens, is that in the oven you will cook progressively and you will be able to control the cooking of the egg more closely, apart from you will be able to get a toasted egg and ham that you will not get in the microwave.
  • When removing from the oven, always place the ceramic pieces on top of wood or a cloth: avoid direct contact with the marble and other cold surfaces, to avoid sudden temperature changes in the ceramic (avoid thermal shock).
Claudia Ferrer


Angelines Muñoz said:

Super-bueno, queda ideal para cena rápida

María said:

Hola, qué pasa si no pones tapa? No tengo minicocottes, sino ramequines. Quedaría igual, o se trataría o sectaría demasiado? Gracias

José said:

Hola. La receta 5 de flan de huevo no se abre.

José said:

Hola. Ls receta 5 de flan de huevo no se abre.

Angelines Muñoz said:

Hay recetario exclisivo ?

Ruth said:

Las recetas con videos son mas visuales y se aprecia todo muchisimo mejor.

Me gustaria que todas las recetas los tuvieran.

Un saludo,

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