Never use microwave oven for a quick fix to make meal because there are certain foods, containers or mugs which could make you sick and expose you to harmful chemicals.
There are many side effects of using microwave in wrong manner and here are four things you should avoid heating in microwave oven.
Boiling an egg in a microwave is never a good idea. Eggs absorb a lot of steam, which finds nowhere to escape. If you try hard boiling them you are likely to end up with a mess.
According to food experts, you should defrost meat at room temperature. If you put cuts of meat in microwave then thinner edges start cooking while the thicker middle remains frozen.
Moreover, if your microwave is not rotating while cooking, it means that your food is getting uneven heat which could lead to grow poisonous bacteria in food.
Plastic containers are bad to microwave food in. Many plastics contain estrogen-like chemicals that can stick to your food when the plastic is heated and make you sick.
You need to thoroughly cook chicken to eliminate all bacteria in it including salmonella, while microwaves do not evenly cook all parts of the meat.