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How to cook the perfect poached egg: no extra egg white hanging off

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
How to easily cook a poached egg. Source: pexels.com

A poached egg is an ideal option for a hearty protein breakfast or snack. To keep the product in shape, it is often placed in a bag and vinegar is added during cooking. But you can use a much simpler method. In addition, extra pieces of protein will not hang down, and the egg will turn out to be very attractive.

The idea of cooking the perfect poached egg was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Yulia with the nickname zefirok_for_you .

How to cook the perfect poached egg: no extra egg white hanging off

Ingredients:

  • water
  • eggs
  • salt

Method of preparation:

How to cook the perfect poached egg: no extra egg white hanging off

1. Crack a fresh egg into a regular strainer. Excess egg white will drain and will not hang in unsightly pieces, which often happens.

2. Use a tablespoon to make a swirl inside with circular motions.

How to cook the perfect poached egg: no extra egg white hanging off

3. Next, carefully dip the egg from the strainer (or from a special spatula) into boiling salted water. There should be no huge bubbles.

How to cook the perfect poached egg: no extra egg white hanging off

4. Cook the poached eggs over medium heat for 1 minute, then turn off and leave for another 2 minutes (if you don't like them too runny, you can keep them a little longer). You can spread the delicious bread with cream cheese and put tomatoes, avocados, herbs, or fish on top. Finally, put the poached meat on top and sprinkle with pepper.

How to cook the perfect poached egg: no extra egg white hanging off

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