Perfect Poached Eggs Recipe

This Perfect Poached Eggs recipe can be made for eggs Benedict or simply eaten by themselves.

| July 2013

  • Make the perfect poached eggs with these instructions.
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  • “Leon: Family & Friends” is a celebration of the hours spent around a table, sharing flavorful, nutritious food with the people you love and having fun doing it.
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Leon: Family & Friends (Conran Octopus, 2013) by Kay Plunkett-Hogge and John Vincent contains more than 200 inspiring recipes and is divided into three sections: Today, Tomorrow and Yesterday. Today recipes make it easier for you to feed your family and friends good food today. Tomorrow recipes are for special events that need more planning. And yesterday recipes celebrate the culinary memories of the past that have shaped the LEON family today. Learn how to make perfect poached eggs in this excerpt from chapter 1, “Breakfast & Brunch.”

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Perfect Poached Eggs Recipe

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 1.5 minutes
Low glycemic index, wheat free, gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian

Kay never used to cook a lot of poached eggs until chef Bryn Williams, of Odette’s in Primrose Hill, London, told her his infallible method. As he says, if you have to make fifty of the darned things a day, you want something foolproof. This is it

• 4 eggs
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
• 1 bowl of iced water — if you’re not serving them immediately

1. Crack the eggs into 4 individual ramekins or small dishes.

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