perfect poached eggs

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Kitchen Crew
By Kitchen Crew

The perfect poached egg has a creamy yolk with firm whites. There's nothing better than breaking into a poached egg and the yolk creating a sauce. They're essential to Eggs Benedict, delicious over home fries, and an easy breakfast on their own with a slice of toast. Poached eggs sound fancy but once you get the hang of it they are easier to make than you think.

serves 1
prep time 2 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For perfect poached eggs

  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    white vinegar
  • eggs

How To Make perfect poached eggs

  • 1
    Bring a saucepan, filled about halfway with water, to a boil.
  • 2
    Add about 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
  • 3
    Next, add approximately 1 teaspoon of white vinegar.
  • 4
    Turn the burner down to low and stir with the handle of a wooden spoon.
  • 5
    Drop an egg into the vortex. Set a timer for 4 minutes.
  • 6
    A little bit of the thinner part of the egg whites will float to the top.
  • 7
    Remove the egg with a slotted spoon after 4 minutes.
  • 8
    Voila! The perfect poached egg.