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easy peel hard boiled eggs

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Debbie Sue
Southwest, FL

This is the only way I will prepare hard boiled eggs! The eggshell pretty much just slides right off!

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
method Stove Top

Ingredients For easy peel hard boiled eggs

  • large eggs
  • water to cover all eggs completely
  • 1 Tbsp
    oil, your choice
  • tray of ice cubes

How To Make easy peel hard boiled eggs

  • Gentle Boil
    Select a pot large enough to lay the eggs in a single layer. First, bring the water and oil to a gentle boil.
  • Adding the eggs to the water.
    Next, gently add the eggs one at a time to the boiling water, using a large, slotted spoon.
  • Boiling for 13 minutes.
    Boil 13 minutes for hard boiled eggs. Boil 10 minutes for medium. Boil 3 to 6 for soft boiled.
  • Ice bath
    Prepare an ice bath with cold water and ice cubes, using enough water to completely cover the eggs.
  • Eggs in ice bath
    Remove the eggs with a slotted spoon and place into the ice bath. Allow to sit for 10 minutes.
  • Easy peel!
    That's it! Your eggs will peel with ease! No need for an egg cooker!