How to poach an egg

How to poach an egg

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Description

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

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.

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.

Ingredients

1 medium RSPCA Assured egg – as fresh as possible

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Shopping list

Find out where to buy RSPCA Assured ingredients by entering your postcode on our where to buy map!

Can't find them in your usual supermarket? Let them know via our quick and easy form.

When you’re food shopping, look out for the RSPCA Assured logo on meat, fish and eggs.

The animals have been cared for to RSPCA welfare standards and have had better lives.

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