Perfectly Poached Eggs

READY IN: 14mins
Recipe by swirlycinnacakes

How to poach eggs--nice to know.

Top Review by LainieBug

This method worked "perfectly" for me. My egg was done in the 3 minutes exactly the way I like it cooked. Have used this recipe twice now and will continue to do so.


  1. Bring a pot of water with about 3 inches of water to a simmer.
  2. Add the vinegar.
  3. Crack an egg into a little bowl or cup, then slip the egg into the simmering water.
  4. You can herd the little egg white flyaways back together, but it’s not really going to do anything.
  5. After about 3 minutes, remove the egg.
  6. Repeat with other eggs.

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