This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word poached egg
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poached egg, dropped egg(noun)
egg cooked in gently boiling water
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A chicken egg that has been cooked by gently breaking it into simmering water.
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A poached egg is an egg that has been cooked by poaching, that is, in simmering liquid. This method of preparation is favored because a very consistent and predictable result can be attained with precise timing, as the boiling point of water removes the temperature variable from the cooking process.