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95% would make again

Poached Egg

Tasty Team

Under 30 minutes

Under 30 minutes


for 1 serving

  • 1 egg
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 90
    Fat 5g
    Carbs 0g
    Fiber 0g
    Sugar 0g
    Protein 7g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil, then reduce to a simmer to reach poaching temperature, between 160–180°F (71–82°C).
  2. Stir the water in a clockwise direction to create a whirlpool. Once the water slows down slightly, crack the egg into the center of the whirlpool. Let the egg cook until the white fully sets and the yolk is no longer runny, 3-5 minutes.
  3. Remove the egg with a slotted spoon, pat dry on paper towels, sprinkle salt and pepper (optional).
  4. Serve with your favorite breakfast items.
  5. Enjoy!

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