A Better Poached Egg: How to Fake Sous Vide

Posted on Apr 3 2012 - 1:32pm by Matt Kaludi

I love a good poached egg. However, my poached eggs turn out far from pretty. Now I know why: I should have left them in their shells! Try this trick from Bon Appetitfor perfectly shaped poached eggs.


Technically, slowly cooking an egg at a low temperature doesn’t exactly constitute poaching. But the results are pretty close. Imagine cracking open an egg shell to find a poached egg with a perfectly runny center inside. The key is to fake a sous vide with a large pot of gently heated (140 degree) water and slow-cook for 50 minutes. And it’s a great way to prepare a bunch of eggs for a brunch crowd. Have you tried it?

Read more How to Cook Eggs Sous Vide-Style at Bon Appetit

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