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How To Poach An Egg

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We show you how to make the perfect poached egg in this easy step-by-step guide.
  Egg 1
  Boiled water 3 Cup (48 tbs) (as required)
  Cider vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Buttered toast/Buttered crumpet 1 (For serving)

1. Into a small ramekin, crack an egg and set aside.

2. Half-fill a large frying pan with freshly boiled water, add in the cider vinegar and heat over a medium flame. Watch for small bubbles around the edge. Don't boil the water.
3. Carefully drop in the cracked egg, keep it on a low heat for exactly 1 minute. The egg will start to rise to the top of the pan once it is cooked.
4. Carefully take the egg out of the frying pan with a slotted spoon and put it on kitchen paper to drain.

5. Serve the poached egg on top of a hot, buttered crumpet or toast.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
10 Minutes
A lot of people find the idea of making the perfect poached egg an intimidating one. This amazing video, however, makes it sounds like child's play, really! Watch this video to know how to make a deliciously perfect poached egg within a matter of minutes.

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