Anonymous asked in Food & DrinkCooking & Recipes · 2 months ago

Why does raw onion catch fire in the microwave?

I microwave raw onion and it's filled with smoke within few seconds.

3 Answers

  • denise
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    If you chop it and add it to a microwavable lidded bowl [ not tightly lidded, just rested on the bowl ], with a little butter and water its  usually fine.

  • 2 months ago

    Lots of electrolytes in onions, that's why they bring people to tears.

  • kswck2
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Nothing better to do today, eh? 

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