This might seem like a no-brainer, but to make boiled eggs with the perfect balance of creamy and tenderness it takes a bit of practice. And intuition. I’ve been having eggs for breakfast almost everyday for the past 6 months, so I think it’s safe to say that I’ve found the sweet spot for boiling the perfect eggs. And now I want to share it with you! If you’re not a fan of hard boiled eggs, then you have to try these Sunday Sunny Side Up Eggs.
You know you’ve got it down to a science when you can make the same egg every single time. It’s not that complicated, I promise! Something important to keep in mind is that everyone’s water and eggs are different temperatures. This is the method that works for me day in and day out, but if you find that your eggs are too runny or too firm then alter your cooking time with increments of 1-minute until you reach your perfect eggs!
Lets get to it.
- 4 eggs
- Place the eggs in a pot and cover them with cold water by one inch.
- Heat the eggs over high heat and bring them to a boil.
- Once boiling, turn off the heat, and cover the pot for 6 minutes. If you'd like very firm eggs with no tenderness, then cover for 12-15 minutes.
- Once the time is up, remove the eggs from the hot water, and transfer to a bowl with cold water. Let sit for 1 minute to make the peeling easier.
- Crack the eggs against a hard surface, peel, and enjoy.