Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Dietary guidance: v n g d
â€¢ 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
â€¢ 1 egg
â€¢ Low-sodium soy sauce
â€¢ Chopped scallions or chives
Cook the oatmeal according to the directions.
In a small shallow pan, heat the water until it's boiling. Break an egg into a small container. When the water is boiling, reduce the heat to medium and slowly drop the egg into the water. With a spoon, ladle hot water over the egg until the whites are opaque; cook for approximately 3 to 4 minutes, making sure the egg does not stick to the bottom of the pan. Using a slotted spoon, scoop the egg out of the water and drain on a paper towel.
Put the oatmeal in a bowl and top it with the poached egg. Drizzle with soy sauce and season with black pepper. Serve immediately.