Recipe courtesy of Sara Moulton

Poached Eggs

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  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Yield: 4
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1 tablespoon vinegar

4 eggs


  1. Heat 2 to 3 inches of water in a large saucepan over medium heat until almost boiling. Add vinegar. Crack eggs into 4 small cups and slide one by one from the cup into the simmering water. Maintain the water just below a simmer, reducing the heat to low if necessary. Cook until the whites are set and the centers are still soft.;