Use a small saucepan. Do not add the eggs yet, but fill the saucepan with water to cover the eggs by about 1/2 inch.
Bring the water to a steady simmer.
Immerse the eggs. Using a spoon, lower the eggs into the simmering water quickly and gently.
• 5 minutes: the white is just set, and the yolk is just thickening and creamy.
• 6 minutes: the white is set, and the yolk is just starting to set