Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg

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Kitchen Crew

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@JustaPinch

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Prep:
2 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg

Step-by-Step

  1. Place eggs in a saucepan and fill with cold water. Water should just cover the eggs.
  2. Bring the water to a boil on medium-high heat.
  3. Turn the burner off and place a lid on the saucepan.
  4. Set the timer for 13 minutes.
  5. 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.
  6. Allow them to cool and remain in the ice water for approximately 15 minutes.
  7. Once the eggs are cool, start the peeling process by gently rolling the egg to break up the shell.
  8. Once the shell is slightly crushed, start peeling.
  9. 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.
  10. The perfectly boiled egg with a nice and yellow yolk is ready to be used.

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About Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg

Course/Dish: Eggs
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Carb Keto
Hashtags: #Egg #hard-boiled



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