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Making the Perfect Poached Eggs in a Pan

Prep Time1 min
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time6 mins
Servings: 1
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups water


  • Pour 1-2 cups of water in a pan. Heat the water over medium-low heat. Gently crack an egg into a bowl or container, making sure the egg is intact.
  • When water comes to a low boil, carefully slide the egg into the pan. If the egg has been in the fridge, cook for 3 minutes. If egg was kept at room temperature, poach for 2 ½ minutes.
  • When eggs are done, use a slotted spoon to remove them from the water. Season poached eggs and serve.


Serving: 1g