How to Poach Eggs
The question of How to Poach Eggs seems to be shrouded in myth and fear. My step by step guide shows you how to easily poach an egg without fuss. There are only two simple tricks and I tell you both!
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Frying Pan - Small
Silicone Fish Slice
Sea Salt Flakes
Boil a kettle. Meanwhile put a couple of tablespoons of water in a shallow pan. Put the pan on a high heat.
Once the kettle is boiled, add the
to the now warm pan. Fill the pan 3/4 full. Ensure the water comes back to the boil before continuing.
on a flat surface …
… and drop them directly into the boiling water.
Watch the eggs. They won't take long - maybe 2 to 3 minutes. Don’t poke at them. If the water starts to look like it’ll boil over, turn down the heat a little.
If any yolks are sticking just out the water, you can flick water over them with a spatula until they go opaque. Don't touch them otherwise.
When the white is fully set and the yolk is at your preferred level of done, turn the heat off.
Use a flat fish slice to slide under the cooked egg.
Lift the egg on the spatula and hover above the pan for a couple of seconds to drain any excess water. Slide the egg onto the serving plate.
Repeat with the second egg.
1/8 tsp Sea Salt Flakes
over the eggs and serve immediately.
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