SF Globe shows you a quick and easy way to clean your microwave in just a few minutes.  

You'll need the following supplies for this cleaning trick:


- Dirty microwave
- Microwave-safe bowl
- 1 cup of water
- Lemon
- Cleaning towel 
- Pair of rubber gloves (optional)
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As the video below shows, a lemon boiled in water acts as a natural cleaning agent for the smelly microwave. Why does lemon have this effect? One Martha Stewart article says, "The [lemon] mixture will loosen dried food particles on interior microwave surfaces and allow you to easily wipe them away." 

Here's an extra finishing tip: For those stubborn spots, wet your cleaning towel with the lemon water and give those spots an extra scrub!