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Spanish translation of “poach”

poach

verb /pəutʃ/
to cook (eg an egg without its shell, a fish etc ) in boiling liquid, especially water or milk
escalfar, hervir
What’s the best method for poaching eggs?
poached adjective
escalfado
a poached egg.
(Definition of poach from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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