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How to Make Poached Egg

Delicious poached egg with step by step pictures. Learn how to make perfect poached egg with easy steps.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, French
Servings 1 servings


  • Egg - 1
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Vinegar - 1 tblspn


  • Heat water in a sauce pan till it reaches a good boil.Add vinegar and salt to the water.
  • Reduce the flame and keep it in simmer.
  • Crack a nice fresh egg in a small bowl and set it aside.
  • Take a wooden spoon and give a nice swirl to the water in the sauce pan.When it swirls nicely carefully drop the egg inside the sauce pan.
  • The egg will start swirling which makes the egg not settling and sticking at the bottom of the sauce pan.
  • The hot water will cook the egg in 1 ½  min.After that with a slotted spoon carefully take the egg out...and put it on a crispy toasted bread or bun.
  • Sprinkle some salt and pepper over it.And that is  a perfectly poached egg..


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