How to poach an egg

How to poach an egg

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Poached eggs

Poached eggs

Ever wanted to make the perfect poached egg at home? Follow our quick and easy recipe! 

Preparation time: 2 minutes

Cooking time: 4 minutes

Serves: 1

Poached egg ingredients

1 medium RSPCA Assured egg – as fresh as possible

Poached egg method

Fill a small saucepan nearly to the top with water.

Add a dessertspoon of mild vinegar.

Bring the water to the boil.

Break the egg into a ramekin or small cup.

Using a whisk create a whirlpool in the water and drop in the egg gently.

Maintain the heat at a gentle boil (constant small bubbles breaking the surface).

Cook for 4 minutes for set white and runny yolk.

Remove carefully with a slotted spoon.

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