Poached Eggs

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 5 min 1
Poached Eggs
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1 cup Water
1/2 tsp Vinegar, white (or fresh lemon juice)
2 large Egg


1. Crack egg into a bowl.

2. Bring a pan of water filled 5cm deep to a simmer, add a drop of vinegar to the pan.

3. Stir the water to create a whirlpool and tip the egg into the pan, into the center of the whirlpool. 

4. Make sure the heat is high enough to cook the egg but not at a rolling boil. 

5. Cook for 3-4 minutes. 

6. Lift the egg out with a slotted spoon and drain onto kitchen paper. 

7. Repeat with remaining eggs. 

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are a great source of protein and are high in B vitamins!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 151
Calories from fat 94
Calories from saturated fat 30
Total Fat 10.5 g
Saturated Fat 3.4 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.8 g
Cholesterol 433 mg
Sodium 145 mg
Potassium 139 mg
Total Carbohydrate 1.0 g
Dietary Fiber 0
Sugars 0.8 g
Protein 13.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 1.1

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