Recipes, side dish

Perfect eggs Hard or Soft Boiled

Whether they are sliced up on top of a chefs salad, mashed into an egg salad sandwich, or just peeled and eaten for a snack, hard boiled eggs always taste better when they don’t have that yucky grey ring around the yolk. Follow these 5 simple steps below to get the perfect hard boiled egg every time!

Cut in half and served with Ramen or served in an egg cup with the top cracked off waiting for little toast soldiers to be dipped in them, the ooey gooey goodness of a perfect soft boiled egg is something that can’t be beat. Follow the 4 simple steps below to get the perfect soft boiled egg every time!

Perfect Hard or Soft Boiled Eggs

  • Servings: 4 eggs
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Credit: awateats

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 ice bath (medium bowl containing cold water and ice)

Directions

Hard Boiled

    1. Gently place the eggs into a medium sauce pan
    2. Fill sauce pan with water until water is about 1/2″ to 1″ over the top of the eggs
    3. Put the sauce pan on the element on medium heat. When the water begins to boil, remove from heat and cover with a lid for 11 minutes
    4. once the 11 minutes is up quickly and gently transfer eggs into an ice bath to stop the cooking process
    5. Once eggs have cooled all the way, peel in the ice water or under cold running water and serve

Soft Boiled Egg

  1. Bring a covered pot of water to a boil over medium heat. Ensure that there is enough water in the pot so that the eggs will be about covered by an inch when placed in.
  2. once the water has come to a boil take your eggs from the fridge and gently place in the water. Cover and boil for six and a half minutes.
  3. once the timer goes off immediately and gently transfer eggs into an ice bath to stop the cooking process
  4. Once eggs have cooled all the way, peel in the ice water or under cold running water and serve

You can keep the peeled hard boiled eggs in a container in the refrigerator for 2-3 days so don’t be afraid to cook a couple extra.

Please give this recipe a try, then leave a comment to let me know how it turned out. If you are interested in learning more about who I am and would like to see additional photos of the meals I cook, please check out my social media links at the bottom of the page  Enjoy!!

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