How to Melt Chocolate By Kitchen Crew 11/28/15 Share on Facebook Share on Pinterest Share on Twitter Email to a Friend Melt chocolate quickly! Step 1. Chop chocolate into small even sized chunks (or use pre-packaged chips). Step 2. Place in microwaveable bowl. Step 3. At 50% power, heat in 30-second intervals. Step 4. Between intervals, stir chocolate. Step 5. Finish heating when most, but not all, of the chocolate, is melted. Stir continuously to help last pieces of chocolate melt. Watch the "pinch tips" video here.