Inch By Inch Recipes

 Inch by Inch for Scotland & KeyStore challenges you to have a go and try your hand at cooking some easy recipes. Here are the first ones to try – watch Jordan and give it a go yourself! All ingredients are available on special offer in your nearest KeyStore.


Breakfast In A Mug

Jordan shows us how to cook eggs three ways in a microwave for breakfast.Do you like yours scrambled, poached or an omelette in a cup?

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 2 mins
Total Time: 7 mins
Serves: 1

2 eggs, 2 tablespoons, Müller milk, 1 spring onion chopped, a pinch of salt and pepper


  • In a microwave-safe mug add eggs to mug and whisk together with a fork.
  • Add milk, spring onion, salt and pepper. Whisk until all ingredients are completely mixed together.
  • Microwave for one minute. Stir and break up any large chunks of egg. Cook for another 45 to 60 seconds or until eggs are set.
  • Top with a sprinkle of salt and pepper and enjoy straight away.



Microwave Poached Egg!

You don’t need to be a great cook to make delicious poached eggs at home! With this easy to follow recipe, Jordan shows us how to make a poached egg in the microwave! Only a few minutes and your breakfast is ready!

1 large egg, 1/8 teaspoon, white vinegar, 1/3 cup water, salt and pepper


  • Add the water and white vinegar to a microwave safe mug.
  • Break egg into cup, pierce egg yolk with toothpick, and cover dish loosely with plastic wrap.
  • Place in microwave and cook for 1 minute or until as desired.
  • You may need to experiment with cooking times based on the wattage of your microwave and taste preference.
  • Immediately remove egg from hot water with a slotted spoon as it will continue to cook.
  • Serve with salt and pepper to taste.



Scrambled Eggs In A Microwave!

Making a healthy breakfast couldn’t be easier with our Scrambled Eggs in a Microwave recipe! Just 4 ingredients and only a few minutes cooking makes for a speedy and nutritious meal to start off your day!

3 eggs, 3 teaspoons Müller milk, salt and pepper


  • Beat eggs well Add milk, salt and pepper.
  • Place in microwave safe dish and cook on high for 2 minutes. Stop and Stir. Cook 1 1/2 or 2 minutes longer on high.



3 Can Minestrone Soup


can sweet corn with peppers, can kidney beans, can diced tomatoes, salt and freshly ground black pepper pasta, garlic &onion


  • Peel your onion chop onion.
  • Peel and chop clove garlic.
  • Place into a microwave-safe bowl. Drizzle just enough olive oil over them to coat lightly.
  • Add salt to taste. Salt will help soften the onion slices. Add cracked pepper to taste and toss the onion and garlic well.
  • Cover the microwave-safe dish with its lid and microwave on high for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Toss the onion again and cook them uncovered for another 2 to 3 minutes, or until they are tender and limp.
  • Do not lean over the microwave-safe dish when you remove its lid so that you don’t get scalded by the escaping steam.
  • Add in can sweet corn with peppers, can kidney beans, can diced tomatoes, stir and warm through in microwave for 2 mins.