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Simple Poached Eggs

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Ingredients
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4
Directions

1. Grease bottom of a small skillet. Add water to 2-in. depth or enough to rise 1-in. above tops of eggs.
2. Add salt to water.
3. Bring water to boiling and then reduce heat to keep water simmering. Uncover pan.
4. Break eggs (only one at a time) into a saucer or small dish.
5. Tilting dish toward edge of pan, quickly slip each egg into water; do not crowd. Cook uncovered 3 to 5 min., depending upon firmness desired. Carefully remove eggs with slotted spoon. To drain, hold spoon on folded paper napkin a few seconds.
6. Serve plain or on hot, buttered, toasted bread or English muffin halves; or serve with vegetables. Season with salt and pepper or paprika.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Poached
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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