How to Poach Eggs
A foolproof technique for poaching eggs
Poached eggs are a delicious addition to salads, stewed beans, and toast, but making them successfully can be a challenge. In this video, SAVEUR executive food editor Todd Coleman shows us his foolproof technique for achieving perfect poached eggs, every time.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
• 4 cups water
• ½ cup vinegar
• slotted spoon
WHAT TO DO
1. Add ½ cup vinegar to 4 cups gently boiling water.
2. Make a whirlpool by swirling a wooden spoon in the water.
3. Crack eggs into the center of the whirlpool. Cook 5 minutes, or until slightly soft in the middle when poked. Remove with a slotted spoon.