Simmered Leeks with Poached Egg

A perfect harmony of soft leeks and half-boiled poached egg - light and delicious!

Recipe By: yhiranuma (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/34)
Serves 4 Prep: 5 min Cook: 20 min

Ingredients

Leeks 4-6
Dashi broth or chicken stock 300-500ml
Butter 1 tbsp
Soy sauce as required
Eggs 4
Vinegar 3-4 tbsp
Chives or spring onions 2 tbsp

Method

1
Trim off the green ends and roots from the leeks. Wash and remove a few outer leaves and cut into 4.
2
Put the dashi broth or stock into a pan and add the leeks. Bring to the boil and remove any scum before turning down to a simmer for 10-15 minutes.
3
Boil some water in another medium pan and add the vinegar. Turn the heat down to low.
4
Crack the eggs into a small bowl and gently drop into the hot water at Step 3 to make a poached egg.
5
Poache for 3-4 minutes then scoop out with a slotted spoon onto kitchen towel to drain well.
6
Transfer the leeks from Step 2 onto a serving dish. Reduce the remaining stock, then add the butter.
7
Place the poached egg from Step 5 onto the leeks then pour over the reduced stock from Step 6. Sprinkle with finely chopped chives and serve with the soy sauce.

Tips & Note

Use a clear vinegar when poaching the egg.

Simmered Leeks with Poached Egg

A perfect harmony of soft leeks and half-boiled poached egg - light and delicious!

Recipe By: yhiranuma (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/34)

Serves 4

Prep: 5 min

Cook: 20 min

Ingredients

Leeks 4-6
Dashi broth or chicken stock 300-500ml
Butter 1 tbsp
Soy sauce as required
Eggs 4
Vinegar 3-4 tbsp
Chives or spring onions 2 tbsp

Simmered Leeks with Poached Egg

Recipe ID :604 Posted on 27 MAY 2015

Serves 4

Prep 5min
Cook 20min
views 615
printed 129

saved 0

A perfect harmony of soft leeks and half-boiled poached egg - light and delicious!

Share

Ingredients

Print Ingredients Email Ingredients
4-6
300-500ml
1 tbsp
as required
4
3-4 tbsp
2 tbsp

Method

Prep
5min
Cook
20min
1
Trim off the green ends and roots from the leeks. Wash and remove a few outer leaves and cut into 4.
2
Put the dashi broth or stock into a pan and add the leeks. Bring to the boil and remove any scum before turning down to a simmer for 10-15 minutes.
3
Boil some water in another medium pan and add the vinegar. Turn the heat down to low.
4
Crack the eggs into a small bowl and gently drop into the hot water at Step 3 to make a poached egg.
5
Poache for 3-4 minutes then scoop out with a slotted spoon onto kitchen towel to drain well.
6
Transfer the leeks from Step 2 onto a serving dish. Reduce the remaining stock, then add the butter.
7
Place the poached egg from Step 5 onto the leeks then pour over the reduced stock from Step 6. Sprinkle with finely chopped chives and serve with the soy sauce.

Tips & Note

Use a clear vinegar when poaching the egg.

PRO
yhiranuma
I’ve got 126 recipes!

YHIRANUMA
Step into my kitchen!
These are not only to go with steamed rice, they can be eaten with many dishes.
Your favourite salad vegetables, Water, Vinegar, Granulated sugar, Salt, Kombu tea, Mooli (Daikon), Radish, Celery, Carrots, Chinese cabbage, Cucumber, Cabbage, Zest of citrus fruit
PRO
Delicious with a bit of spice that says spring is here!
Flour, Butter, Caster sugar, Egg (yolk and white separate), Salt, Mixed spice, Currants, Mixed peel, Milk
PRO
Christmas is not Christmas without a mince pie!
[Pastry], Flour, Salt, Unsalted butter, Caster sugar or icing sugar, Egg, Mincemeat, Milk, Icing sugar
PRO
Works well as a snack or in a bento lunchbox.
Tuna (tinned, in oil), Broccoli, Potato, Egg yolk, Parmigiano reggiano (grated), Salt & pepper, Flour, Beaten egg, Breadcrumbs, Vegetable oil for frying, Tomato sauce (optional)
PRO
Potato and cauliflower work really well together.
Onion, Tinned tomatoes, Cauliflower, Potatoes, Mustard seeds, Cumin seeds, Coriander seeds, Fennel seeds, Garam masala, Crushed chilli, Garlic, Ginger, Salt, Vegetable oil
PRO
Super easy! Great as a snack.
Spring onions, Kimchi, Flour, Water, Potato starch , Egg, Salt & pepper, Sesame oil, Vegetable oil, [Sauce], Gochujang, Soy sauce, Vinegar
PRO

Similar Recipe

The longer you leave the egg in oyster sauce, the tastier this dish.
Boiled eggs, Oyster sauce, Sake, Soy sauce, Flour (for dredging), 【Batter】, Flour, Water, Salt, Vegetable oil (for frying)
Nanita
PRO
Forgive me! It's ready by using mentsuyu noodle soup and a microwave!
Frozen spinach, Mentsuyu noodle soup , Water, Egg
Tobuchan
HOME
Super easy cooked in a microwave, eat it at least once every summer!
Aubergine, Spring onion, Leek, Sauce:, Light soy sauce, Rice vinegar, Light brown sugar, Sesame oil, Chinese chilli bean sauce, Garlic, Salt
Good for a light bite or a bento lunchbox.
Pickled young spring greens , Natto, Egg, Ginger, Cooked rice, Soy sauce, Spring onions, Bonito flakes if you like
Cucumber is typical but try this using edamame instead - it's full of protein!
Potatoes, Frozen edamame (soy beans), Carrot (medium), Ham slices, Boiled eggs, Salt & pepper, Apple vinegar, Mayonnaise
Kids love this omelette because it's sweet but with lots of dashi stock flavour.
Eggs, Spring onions, ▼Dashi stock granules (hon-dashi), ▼Sugar, ▼Water, ▼Salt, Vegetable oil
Tobuchan
HOME

All New Recipes

British people seem to prefer chicken katsu curry to the pork version...so here you go!
Chicken breast fillets, Salt & pepper, Vegetable oil, Onion (medium), Hot water, Chicken stock cube, Curry roux cubes, oil (for deep frying), Flour, Eggs, Panko breadcrumbs, Cooked rice
Tobuchan
HOME
It will always be perfect if you use shop-bought curry roux!!!
Pork loin fillets (180g-200g), Salt & pepper, Oil, Onion, Carrot (medium), Potatoes (medium), Hot water, Chicken stock cube, Japanese curry roux cubes, Oil (for frying), Flour, Eggs, Breadcrumbs (panko), Cooked rice
cookbuzz
PRO
Let's make a delicious seafood curry rice using a 'Sauce Americane'.
Prawns with heads on, Garlic, Onion, Mixed seafood, Vegetable oil, Japanese curry roux cubes, Chicken stock cube, Hot water, Cooked rice
cookbuzz
PRO
Did you know that curry was introduced to Japan by the Royal Navy in the late 19th century?
Chicken breast fillet, Salt & pepper, Flour, Vegetable oil, Carrots (medium), Onion (medium), Garlic, Ginger, Chicken stock cubes, Curry roux cubes (JAVA brand)
cookbuzz
PRO
There's no simple way to make an authentic tonkotsu stock at home, it's very complicated. Instead, try this simpler recipe - it's not authentic but still super delicious!
Polish bacon (thick slices), Spring onions, Soft boiled egg, Nori sheet, Garlic, Vegetable oil, Ramen noodles, Tonkotsu stock:, Pork stock cubes, Hot water, Soya milk, Miso, Marmite, Soy sauce, Tahini, Lard (optional)
cookbuzz
PRO
Sausage, pasta sauce, mozzarella cheese and mustard in puff pastry and baked in the oven. So simple but so delicious...
Puff pastry sheet, Frankfurter sausages, Dolmio pasta sauce (sundried tomato), Wholegrain mustard, Mozzarella cheese (grated), Egg yolk
KitchenCIB
HOME