Poached Eggs Technique Recipe

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Poached Eggs Technique

debbie lopez

By
@Debbwl

The fresher your eggs are the better this works.


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Rating:
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Serves:
2
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

water
2 tsp
salt (optional)
1 Tbsp
white vinegar
4
eggs

Step-By-Step

1Put 1 1/2 inches of water in a deep large skillet and bring to a boil.

2Add vinegar to water and salt if using. The salt makes them firmer and less shiny. The vinegar helps hold them together.

3One at a time, break eggs into a saucer and slip into barely simmering water, keeping eggs as separated as possible.

4Cover skillet until egg whites coat over yolks.

5Remove cover. Cook 3 to 5 minutes until whites are firm but the yolks are still soft when touched with the back of spoon.

6With a slotted spoon or pancake turner, lift each egg from the water and rest on a folded paper towel to absorb excess water.

7Trim away the loose thin whites and place of serving plate or recipe calling for poached egg.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Eggs
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #poaching, #Fresh Eggs