How to Poach an Egg

Prep Time: 5 Minutes 

Cook Time: 3–6 Minutes, depending on how runny you like your yolks 


  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Tsp. distilled white vinegar
  • Enough water to fill a saucepan 2/3 full
  • Salt and pepper to taste 


1.Fill medium saucepan about 2/3 full of filtered water. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to simmer.

2. Add teaspoon of distilled white vinegar.

3. Crack egg into a ramekin or small bowl. With the back of a spoon, create gentle whirlpool in simmering water.

4. Slowly ease egg into water so whites wrap around yolk.

5. Cook 3-4 minutes and remove with slotted spoon.

6. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.