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perfect hard-boiled egg

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Kitchen Crew
By Kitchen Crew

They pack protein into a salad, are a fantastic on-the-go breakfast and a necessity for making deviled eggs. Hard-boiled eggs are fantastic but can be intimidating. Overcook them and there's a green ring around the yolk. It's harmless to eat, but doesn't look pretty and is caused by boiling the egg too long. Follow these directions and you'll have the perfect hard-boiled eggs.

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prep time 2 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For perfect hard-boiled egg

  • eggs

How To Make perfect hard-boiled egg

  • Eggs covered with water.
    Place eggs in a saucepan and fill with cold water. Water should just cover the eggs.
  • Water boiling in a saucepan.
    Bring the water to a boil on medium-high heat.
  • Lid on the saucepan.
    Turn the burner off and place a lid on the saucepan.
  • Timer set for 13 minutes.
    Set the timer for 13 minutes.
  • Placing eggs in ice water.
    When the timer goes off, use a slotted spoon to remove the eggs from the hot water. Place them into a bowl of ice water. The ice water will stop the cooking process.
  • Eggs cooling down in ice water.
    Allow them to cool and remain in the ice water for approximately 15 minutes.
  • Rolling the hard boiled egg on the counter.
    Once the eggs are cool, start the peeling process by gently rolling the egg to break up the shell.
  • Beginning to peel the egg.
    Once the shell is slightly crushed, start peeling.
  • Dipping peeled egg in water.
    When the entire egg is peeled, dip it in a small bowl of water or place it under running water to get rid of any excess shells.
  • Hard boiled egg with shell peeled.
    The perfectly boiled egg with a nice and yellow yolk is ready to be used.