Definition of Poached egg

1. Noun. Egg cooked in gently boiling water.

Exact synonyms: Dropped Egg
Generic synonyms: Dish



Definition of Poached egg

1. Noun. A chicken egg that has been cooked by gently breaking it into simmering water. ¹

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Literary usage of Poached egg

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1. Mary Elizabeth's War Time Recipes, Containing ... Recipes for Wheatless by Mary Elizabeth (1918)
"ASPARAGUS HOLLANDAISE WITH poached egg SAUCE HOLLANDAISE 1 quart milk 2 ... Place a freshly poached egg on top. Pour over all the hot hollandaise sauce. ..."

2. The Book of Entrées by Thomas Jefferson Murrey (1886)
"Minced Turkey with poached egg.—A very appetizing dish is made of cold boiled or roast turkey. Trim off all skin and most of the ..."

3. Scientific Living for Prolonging the Term of Human Life: The New Domestic by Laura Nettleton. Brown (1909)
"poached egg TOAST. Bread. Butter. Eggs. Cream. Toast and butter six slices of bread; dry in the oven until crisp. Poach six eggs and serve one on each slice ..."

4. The Century Cook Book by Mary Ronald (1895)
"1 The white of a poached egg should be a white, translucent, jelly-like mass. To obtain this result, which makes it an easily digested food, ..."

5. The Murrey Collection of Cookery Books by Thomas Jefferson Murrey (1895)
"Minced Mutton, with poached egg.— The cold mutton left from a dinner may be converted into a very appetizing dish as follows: Cut the meat into thin slices, ..."

6. Lessons in Cookery by Frances Elizabeth Stewart (1919)
"(3) Place a poached egg on the slice of tomato. (4) Season and garnish. ... poached egg, with tomato sauce; see the recipe, page 78. 2. ..."

7. Mary Elizabeth's War Time Recipes, Containing ... Recipes for Wheatless by Mary Elizabeth (1918)
"ASPARAGUS HOLLANDAISE WITH poached egg SAUCE HOLLANDAISE 1 quart milk 2 ... Place a freshly poached egg on top. Pour over all the hot hollandaise sauce. ..."

8. The Book of Entrées by Thomas Jefferson Murrey (1886)
"Minced Turkey with poached egg.—A very appetizing dish is made of cold boiled or roast turkey. Trim off all skin and most of the ..."

9. Scientific Living for Prolonging the Term of Human Life: The New Domestic by Laura Nettleton. Brown (1909)
"poached egg TOAST. Bread. Butter. Eggs. Cream. Toast and butter six slices of bread; dry in the oven until crisp. Poach six eggs and serve one on each slice ..."

10. The Century Cook Book by Mary Ronald (1895)
"1 The white of a poached egg should be a white, translucent, jelly-like mass. To obtain this result, which makes it an easily digested food, ..."

11. The Murrey Collection of Cookery Books by Thomas Jefferson Murrey (1895)
"Minced Mutton, with poached egg.— The cold mutton left from a dinner may be converted into a very appetizing dish as follows: Cut the meat into thin slices, ..."

12. Lessons in Cookery by Frances Elizabeth Stewart (1919)
"(3) Place a poached egg on the slice of tomato. (4) Season and garnish. ... poached egg, with tomato sauce; see the recipe, page 78. 2. ..."

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