Steel Cut Oats are tricky in the microwave, but we totally get that it’s hard to find the time to cook them on the stove top, and maybe you don’t want to clean a bowl and a pot when you could only clean a bowl. If you’d like to make your Steel Cut Oats in the microwave, may we steer you in the direction of our Quick-Cooking Steel Cut Oats? If you are totally strapped and need advice for cooking regular Steel Cut Oats in the microwave, below are suggestions – biggest tip? Be sure to use a large bowl to avoid boiling over and stir the oats throughout the process. Every microwave is slightly different so you may need to adjust your cooking time and oat to liquid ratio.