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Poached eggs

 21 ratings

Cooking Time:3 mins

Serves:3 Adults


Poached eggs

Poaching is a great alternative to frying; it is quick and easy with the same great taste and none of the added fat, making it a healthy breakfast.


  • 3 medium eggs
  • 1 dessertspoon of vinegar
  • 250ml / ½ pint of water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Put the water into a saucepan or frying pan, add vinegar and bring to the boil
  2. Break the eggs into the boiling water
  3. Simmer gently until the eggs are set, this takes about 2 to 3 minutes
  4. Season to taste

What you will need

  • Saucepan

Serving suggestions

Serve with wholegrain toast.

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