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Poached Eggs

Eggs cooked in gently simmering water!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Bachelor Recipes, Breakfast, Healthy Foods, Kid-Friendly
Cuisine: World
Keyword: Eggs, How to poach eggs
Servings: 1 person
Author: ArchanaPotdar


  • Saucepan
  • Cookie Cutter
  • Slotted Spoon


  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Additional Equipment:

  • a deep saucepan
  • Water
  • round cookie cutter optional
  • kitchen napkins
  • slotted spoon


  • In the saucepan add water. The water should be a little more than 1/2 the pan.
  • Place the cookie cutter in place.Add the vinegar and let the water come to a boil on high flame.
  • Meanwhile crack the egg in a small bowl.
  • When the water starts boiling lower the flame. It will start simmerring gently lower the egg whites in the cookie cutterthen add the yolk.
  • Let the egg cook for 3 minutes.
  • With a slotted spoon lift the cookie cutter (the egg will be in the cutter) to the paper napkins.
  • Gently separate the poached egg from the cutter and serve warm on toast,