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The perfect poached egg is a quick, easy and healthy method for making breakfast eggs.

The Perfect Poached Egg

The perfect poached egg is a quick, easy and healthy method for making breakfast eggs.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 1 egg
Calories 68

Ingredients

  • eggs
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

Instructions

  • Fill large stockpot with at least four inches of water. Bring to a rolling boil. Add vinegar and cover. Reduce heat so that the water stays as hot as possible without maintaining a boil.
  • Crack one egg into a tea cup. Gently pour the egg into the water from the cup, holding as close to the water's surface as possible.
  • Repeat with as many eggs as you feel comfortable cooking at the same time, ensuring there is enough room such that the eggs don't touch. Cover.
  • After at least 30 seconds has passed to ensure the egg has partially cooked, release any eggs that may be sticking to the bottom of the pot by gently easing a spatula underneath.
  • To check doneness, use a slotted spoon to lift the egg to the water's surface. Remove from water when white appears firm but yolk is still jiggly.

Nutrition

Calories: 68kcal | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 60mg | Vitamin A: 240IU | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 0.8mg