Poached Egg in Bowl from Oven

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Today I show you my poached egg in a bowl recipe.

Do you want to poach your eggs with confidence and ease?

Then this is the right place for you.

The poached egg in the bowl I show here with basil.

This time the egg does not poach in the vinegar water but at low temperature in the oven.

This professional cooking guide shows you how to prepare the SUPER-SUNDAY-BREAKFAST step by step. Good luck!

1. Recipe Poached Egg in a Bowl

Following my recipe with the exact ingredients.

Let yourself be inspired to creative cooking here!

Try this egg prepared without basil with a topping of pumpkin seed oil and freshly roasted pumpkin seeds.

Replace the basil with other herbs: Parsley, lovage, fresh marjoram, chives, chervil,… I wish you good luck… Let it taste you!

Poached Eggs in a Bowl

Cooked, photographed and written down by chef Thomas Sixt.

Servings 2
Calories 209
Total Time 10 Min.
Preparation Time 5 Min.
Cook Time 5 Min.

Simple guide for preparing eggs in the oven.

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poached egg recipe picture © Food Photographer Thomas Sixt


1 bunch basil (I take fresh basil for the eggs)
4 pc eggs
4 pinches Salt (I use himalaya salt)
4 pinches white pepper
2 pinches Cayenne pepper
25 g butter


butter molds
brush the molds with butter

Prepare ramekins

Preheat the oven to 120°C hot air and prepare a baking tray.

Grease two soufflé moulds with butter and fill the prepared egg mixture into the moulds.

Basil leaves on a board.
Basil leaves plucked.

Prepare herbs

Wash the basil, shake dry and put some leaves aside for decoration.

Finely pour the rest of the basil.

eggs cracked
cracked and beaten eggs.

Prepare eggs

Beat the eggs in a bowl.

Add the basil.

Season with salt, pepper and cayenne pepper and stir with a fork.

Poached egg served on a plate with basil. Soufflated egg tastes best poached.
It's a wonderful breakfast egg. Poached egg simply prepared differently, but twice as delicious! Note the tips for the variants after the recipe heading.

Cooking and arranging

Pour the prepared egg mixture into the ramekins.

Place the filled ramekins on the baking tray and put them in the preheated oven.

Poach the eggs in the oven for 8-15 minutes.

Place the poached eggs with basil in the ramekins on plates.

Decorate with basil leaves and serve quickly.


2. Calories and Nutritional Values

3. Shopping List for Poached Egg

Here is my shopping list for poached eggs with basil in a bowl…

For the preparation you need a kitchen board, a bowl, a fork, a knife and ovenproof moulds.

For poached eggs you need fresh eggs…

4. Tips on How to Prepare Poached Egg

As always, here is a short summary of the advantages of this preparation and some tips to make your poached Sunday egg a perfect success!

4.1 Advantages of poached egg in the cell and professional correction…

A poached egg is properly cooked in vinegar water.

Poaching means letting it simmer under the boiling point.

Tip from Chef Thomas Sixt

You will find an original poached egg with fried potatoes and a poached egg with spinach elsewhere in my recipe blog.

The advantage of the preparation presented here is poached egg in a bowl:

Wonderful, now it can start!

4.2 Prepare the poached egg in the bowl…

Step by step preparing a delicious breakfast egg with basil

Cook the eggs in the oven for 8-15 minutes.

You can control the cooking degree of the eggs – very soft, fluffy, firm over the cooking time.

That’s a wonderful breakfast egg. Poached egg prepared differently, but twice as delicious! Note the tips for the variations after the recipe heading.

5. More Ideas

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