Arugula Salad with Poached Egg

Pacific Egg and Poultry Association

A perfectly poached egg on a bed of fresh arugula, tossed with a light dressing of your choice.

  • Serves 2
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook/Bake Time: 5 minutes


  • 1 cup arugula
  • 2 radishes, sliced thin
  • 2 large eggs
  • Black pepper
  • Chives


  • Fill saucepan with 2-3 inches of water and bring to a moderate simmer.
  • Crack each egg into its own individual cup and add the egg all at once to the simmering water. Add the other egg. Simmer for 3-5 minutes, depending on the desired doneness.
  • Prepare a bed of arugula on each plate and add the shaved radish. Toss with a light lemon vinaigrette or any other favorite dressing.
  • Immediately top with the poached egg and chives.


Watch how to make this recipe here.
Pacific Egg & Poultry Association