How to Make Poached Egg

Eggs, eggs, glorious eggs! Adding to Love Food’s “How to Make” range, a quick and easy dish to satisfy even the most hungry belly!

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Ingredients

Serves 1

1 egg

Pinch of salt

Splash of vinegar

Dawn: Depending upon how hungry you are, add another egg. So without further a-do, I’ll crack on…I know: the pun was intended!!!

Method

  • Place a non-stick medium size frying pan on a medium heat hob and half fill it with boiling hot water.
  • Allow the water to bubble, adding a pinch of salt and a splash of vinegar. Stir with a wooden spoon.

Dawn: Adding a splash of vinegar adds to the taste and is optional. I’m told the vinegar not only adds to the taste but also helps the egg keep it’s shape. 

  • Crack the egg open into a small cup or ladle and gently ease the egg into the boiling water.
  • With a slatted fish slice, gently coax the boiling water over the egg.
  • Cook until the egg is lightly set with the white having lost it’s transparency and having become opaque in look, and the yolk has taken on a glistening look.

Dawn: This doesn’t take very long to cook and really depends upon how well you like your eggs done.

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