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A DELICIOUS three-course dinner… in a microwave? You’d better believe it.

We’re bringing new meaning to the phrase ‘microwave dinner’.

Microwave Recipes Dinner Dessert

It’s the ultimate challenge: can you make an entire dinner – starter, main, side AND dessert – ENTIRELY in a microwave? Marion set herself the task of cooking the best ever microwave dinner… and the results were surprising! Using just the one kitchen appliance, Marion set out to cook buttery Garlic Prawn Po’Boy Sliders, a quick yet epic Hot Honey Roast Chicken, ‘Fried’ Rice AND a Butterscotch Pudding for afters. 


Ready to find out more? Watch the video below, or keep reading for a taste of things to come…

Marion’s microwave dinner test kitchen

Can you cook seafood in a microwave? I’m doing just that with the juiciest, garlicky, butter-basted prawns atop a golden grilled bun. And just as important – can I grill those buns in the same microwave? Make way for slider central: one-appliance sandwich comin’ straight through!

When time is tight and you’re in need of a delicious family dinner in minutes, then try this recipe for roast chicken in a microwave. Crispy skin, juicy meat and a fabulously spicy, sticky sauce – definitely a dish that’s as special as it is surprising.

Put down the wok… we’re making microwave fried rice! This recipe is all about fluffy grains and savoury goodness. Prepare to be surprised.

Level up your microwave mug cake with this larger-scale version that’s perfect for sharing. This airy, light sponge has a delightful self-saucing element, crunchy homemade toffee and a creamy microwave butterscotch. The pudding of champions, this is the ultimate convenient dessert!   

So how was all this done? Easy – with the
Panasonic 3-in-1 Convection Microwave Oven. This slim-line microwave offers convection, grill and combination cooking, meaning you have all the versatility to conjure up a whole range of delicious meals.

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