The 7 Best Ways To Poach An Egg

The best of best show you 7 different ways to get that perfectly poached egg.

1. People always talk about the “right” way to poach an egg.

Well, we think there are about as many ways to poach an egg…

as there are to crack an egg.

4. Here are 7 ways that world-class chefs and cooking sites teach you to poach an egg:

5. Where Julia Child uses a mechanical device, Jacques Pepin simply lowers his eggs straight into the water.

6. Alton Brown adds a sprinkle of salt to his water.

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7. Serious Eats recommends using only fresh eggs and a fine mesh strainer.

8. Curtis Stone advocates a big pot of boiling water and white wine vinegar.

9. And The Kitchn thinks the microwave isn’t a bad option.

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10. By far the coolest and most fool-proof way to poach an egg comes from chef Laurent Gras.

11. No matter how you cook it, it’s hard to beat a poached egg on anything!

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Feta Cheese, Arugula and Poached Egg Open Sandwich

Shaved Asparagus Salad with a Poached Egg

Momofuku Ramen, Pork Belly, Pork Shoulder, and Poached Egg

Bon appétit!

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