How to Poach Eggs with Plastic Wrap

Learn the chef's secret to perfect, poached eggs every time.

You will need

  • Boiling water
  • Plastic wrap
  • Small ramekin
  • Cooking spray
  • Egg
  • Scissors
  • Slotted spoon
  • Butter (optional)

Step 1 Boil water Bring a large pan of water to boil.

Step 2 Line ramekin with plastic wrap Line the ramekin with plastic wrap. Spray the plastic wrap with cooking spray, and crack an egg into the center.

Step 3 Tie a knot above the egg Gather the 4 corners of the plastic wrap together in the center. Pinch the wrap just above the egg and twist the wrap ends into a rope. Tie a knot just above the egg.

Step 4 Cook egg for five minutes Place the egg in the plastic wrap into the boiling water. Cook the egg for 5 minutes.

Step 5 Remove egg from water and enjoy Remove the egg with a slotted spoon. Cut the wrap just below the knot and put your beautifully poached egg into a serving bowl, and enjoy.