How long boil eggs | The perfect boiled eggs

How long boil eggs to have a perfect boiled eggs? Do you know how to boil perfect hard or soft boiled eggs? A range of factors can affect the end result so follow this tutorial to crack the secret how to boil eggs and how long to boil eggs.

First of all, remove desired number of eggs from the refrigerator and let them sit at room temperature for 15 minutes. If you put eggs into the hot water directly from refrigerator, eggs may crack immediately.

The temperature of the egg at the start of the cooking process will affect the cooking time. An egg that is at room temperature at the start of the cooking process will require about 1 minute less cooking time for each time listed bellow.

 

How long boil eggs | The perfect boiled eggs

 

How to boil soft boiled eggs:

  1. Bring a small saucepan of water to the boil over medium-high heat (the water should be deep enough to cover eggs by 1cm when you add them). Reduce heat to a simmer.
  2. Using a slotted spoon, lower eggs into water and simmer for the time required to achieve your desired firmness.
  3. Cook for 5-6 minutes. 
  4. Drain the hot water and run eggs under cold water until cool enough to handle.

 

How to boil medium boiled eggs:

  1. Bring a small saucepan of water to the boil over medium-high heat (the water should be deep enough to cover eggs by 1cm when you add them). Reduce heat to a simmer.
  2. Using a slotted spoon, lower eggs into water and simmer for the time required to achieve your desired firmness.
  3. Cook for 8-9 minutes. 
  4. Drain the hot water and run eggs under cold water until cool enough to handle.

 

How to boil hard-boiled eggs:

  1. Bring a small saucepan of water to the boil over medium-high heat (the water should be deep enough to cover eggs by 1cm when you add them). Reduce heat to a simmer.
  2. Using a slotted spoon, lower eggs into water and simmer for the time required to achieve your desired firmness.
  3. Cook for 11-12 minutes. 
  4. Drain the hot water and run eggs under cold water until cool enough to handle.
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How long boil eggs | The perfect boiled eggs
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How long boil eggs to have a perfect boiled eggs? Do you know how to boil perfect hard or soft boiled eggs? A range of factors can affect the end result so follow this tutorial to crack the secret how to boil eggs and how long to boil eggs.

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