Updated: April 2018

8 Best Gadgets You Can Use to Help You Cook Poached Eggs!

When it comes to a good breakfast, there’s no better side to a meal than some old fashioned eggs. Whether it’s scrambled, over and easy, sunny side up, and of course: poached. Poached eggs are incredibly delicious, but they’re not necessarily the most easiest of eggs to cook. Luckily for us, gadgets are getting created by innovative companies every day to make that process just a little easier.

Here are the 8 best gadgets you can use to help you cook poached eggs:

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Our Choice

Egg Genie Electric Egg Cooker

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Little Cooker Cooks Up to Seven Eggs with Built in Timer

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Perfect for a large family breakfast, this little egg cooker cooks up to 7 eggs hard, medium, or soft eggs. The convenient egg poaching tray at the bottom makes it easy to cook poached eggs every time.

Built-in timer, Clear top lets you see process.

Have to pierce eggs with special tool before cooking (included).

The Egg Genie Electric Egg Cooker cooks up to 7 eggs at the same time from soft, medium and hard-boiled. A light and sound indicator lets you know when your eggs are done with a ‘buzz’ and automatically shuts off to prevent overcooking. To use, simply place the eggs into the Egg Genie, add water and turn it on. The great thing about the Egg Genie is the types of eggs it can cook.

The poaching tray at the bottom of the Egg Genie lets you make 4 poached eggs perfectly. It also makes a great serving tray when they’re done.

The Egg Genie measures 7″ x 8″ x 7″ in size.

Available here.

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Best For Beginners

Chef’n Yolkster Egg Poacher

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Egg Poacher Basket Makes Poaching Easy and Fast for Anyone

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Perfect for any beginner egg cooker, this poaching basket makes it easy to cook a single poached egg. In just 4 minutes, anyone can make a delicious and nutritional poached egg with their breakfast.

Small and compact, Handle to help submerge/remove.

Only cooks 1 poached egg at a time.

The Chef’n Yolkster Egg Poacher is an egg poacher basket that can poach an egg in just 4 minutes. Simply submerge the basket into your pan, pour in a single egg and then turn down the heat. Since the basket is mesh, the water swirls around the egg, making a perfect poached egg every time. The egg handle makes it easy to remove the Yolkster Egg Poacher and hook it on the side ofa bowl for the water to drain.

The Chef’n Yolkster Egg Poacher is very durable and strong, made with heat-resistant material that is dishwasher-safe.

It measures 8.1″ x 3.7″ x 4.1″ in size.

Available here.

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Egglettes Egg Cooker

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Easily Cook Any Type of Eggs with These Silicone Cups

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Great for an avid breakfast lover, these silicone cups make cooking any styles of eggs a breeze. Whether it’s poached eggs, soft/hard boiled eggs, egg benedict’s or anything else, it’s as simple as boiling and serving.

Versatile, Small and compact, Can serve multiple eggs.

Not instant cooking, Can not be used in a microwave.

These Egglettes Egg Cookers are 6 individual non BPA and non-stick silicone egg covers that make poaching an egg a breeze. Simply crack open the eggs, pour each one into an Egglettes cooking cup, boil and serve. It’s that simple. The best part about this way of egg poaching is there is no more mess. If you’re not feeling poached eggs, these Egg Cookers can also make hard/soft-boiled eggs, scrambled eggs, mini omelettes and egg benedict’s.

Cooking times can vary based on the style of eggs you desire and the Egglettes Egg Cooker is dishwasher safe, making it easy to clean afterwards.

Available here.

Watch the demo below!

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Instant Cooking

Microwave Egg Cooker / Omelet Maker

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Make a Perfectly Poached Egg in Just 30 Seconds Using a Microwave

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Perfect for any college student, this little gadget can cook you a perfectly poached egg in just 30 seconds using your microwave! It can also make you an omelet if you prefer, for your breakfast.

Small and compact, Easy to use, Microwaveable.

Takes some time to learn, Results can vary based on microwave power and settings.

The Microwave Egg Cooker / Omelet Maker from Easy Egg Poacher is a simple, non-stick, silicone and microwave safe cooking gadget for poached eggs and omelets. To use, simply put an egg in the unique dome shaped cup and cook it in the microwave for 30 seconds! It doesn’t get any easier than that. Made of BPA Free premium grade silicone, you can guarantee your eggs will be the perfect side to your healthy and nutritious breakfast. An easy egg recipe book is included to help you get started.

The Microwave Egg Cooker measures a small 4″ x 4″ x 3.2″ in size.

Available here.

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For Two

Cozzine Microwave Egg Poacher

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Cook a Breakfast for Two in the Microwave Using These Silicone Cups

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Perfect for a couple looking for a quick and fast breakfast, this set of two silicone cups help you cook two beautiful poached eggs using a microwave. If you want a more sit-down kind of breakfast, you can use it in the pot of boiling water as well.

Small and compact, Has a perforated lid for steam and draining, Handles help remove egg.

Can be difficult to learn and use at first, No instructions included.

This Cozzine Microwave Egg Poacher lets you poach two eggs at the same time in a microwave or a pot of boiling water. The Egg Poacher is FDA approved, BPA free, food grade silicone to help keep your eggs as healthy as possible. The 2 easy-to-pick handles at the side of the silicone cups help you remove the eggs from the microwave / pot, and also helps you remove the egg from the Poacher. The Poacher is so versatile, it can even be used with gelatin, custards and even chocolate.

To clean, simply flip the Microwave Egg Poacher over, run it over water and put it in the dishwasher.

Available here.

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Old Fashioned

Cooks Standard 4 Cup Egg Poacher Pan

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Egg Poacher Pan Helps You Cook 4 Poached Eggs on Your Stovetop

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Perfect for someone who prefers a stovetop and pan to cook poached eggs, this egg poacher pan helps make it easier. A tempered glass lid is paired with the pan to help you view the cooking and protect you.

More traditional, Works on multiple stovetops (gas, electric, glass, halogen, ceramic, etc.), Cooks 4 poached eggs.

Longer process to cook the poached eggs.

The Cooks Standard 4 Cup Egg Poacher Pan is a non-stick, hard anodized, egg poacher pan that holds 60 ml each. To use, simply fill the pan with water, put eggs in the cups, and cook until your poached eggs are at your desired firmness. The tempered glass lid helps you view the whole process and protect you while cooking. The Egg Poacher Pan works on all types of stovetops including: gas, electric, glass, halogen or ceramic. Since it’s non-stick, releasing the eggs and cleaning the pan are easy as well.

The Cooks Standard 4 Cup Egg Poacher Pan measures 15.5″ x 8″ x 5″ in size.

Available here.

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Cool Design

OXO Good Grips Silicone Egg Poachers

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Quickly and Easily Make Poached Eggs Using Water Bath Method

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Perfect for those who prefer a more traditional way of egg poaching, these silicone egg poachers are designed to mimic the traditional water bathing poaching method. The unique dome shape and holed bottom helps keep water flow optimized and perfect poached egg shape.

Cooks 2 poached eggs perfectly, Easy to stack on each other to store.

Larger than other silicone cups, Takes lots of water to fill line (according to reviewer).

This set of two Good Grips Silicone Egg Poachers from OXO quickly and easily make perfectly poached eggs every time. The unique dome shape keeps the egg contained for perfect poached egg shape while the hole pattern optimizes the water flow for even cooking. The high-heat resistant silicone makes it long lasting and easy to clean. The silicone tab also makes it easier to remove from hot water. It’s both BPA free and dishwasher safe.

The Good Grips Silicone Egg Poachers measure 3.9″ x 3.4″ x 3.9″ in size.

Available here.

Watch the demo below!

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Versatile Gadget

Hamilton Beach Egg Cooker with Built-In Timer

Hamilton Beach Egg Cooker

Cook your eggs quickly, easily, and worry-free

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The Hamilton Beach Egg Cooker is perfect for the person who struggles to make poached eggs! It’s designed to perfectly boil or poach your eggs without overcooking them

Affordable, Can boil or poach, Seven egg capacity, Can poach up to three eggs at once

Timer can be loud

This egg cooker will revolutionize how you prepare your eggs! It can soft-, medium-, or hard-boil up to seven eggs at once and poach up to three. The egg poaching tray is non-stick, ensuring you don’t spend too much time cleaning up afterward!

Plus, the timer tone lets you know exactly when your eggs are done—no more guesswork or overcooked eggs!

Available here.

Watch the demo below!