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Default microwave frying of onions

itty bitty saw Sally selling seashells by the seashore and told us all
about it on 27 Sep 2003 17:17:11 -0700:

>Is it possible to fry or brown onions in the microwave?
>
>I have been partially cooking them, and then immediately putting them
>into a frying pan to brown. Just wondering if it was possible to
>brown them with butter. I'd try it, but I've burnt too many things in
>my kitchen (not microwave oven, though)


In short, unless you have one of those fancy-schmancy microwaves with
a direct heat element in them, no. A microwave won't caramalise the
sugars, so they're never going to brown properly. I wouldn't bother
doing them in the microwave at all myself because it's not really
saving any effort.

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