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soft boiled goose eggs

Recipe by
Lake Mills, WI

I have a family that travels quite a ways to purchase my goose eggs for their Easter celebration. I believe she said it was an Irish tradition to have a soft boiled goose egg on this day. After a few years she gave me this recipe and now my family shares this tradition too.

yield 1 egg per person
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For soft boiled goose eggs

  • raw goose eggs
  • butter
  • salt and pepper

How To Make soft boiled goose eggs

  • weighed eggs
    Weigh each goose egg and write the weight on the egg with a pencil. Goose eggs vary greatly in weight!
  • boil water
    Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  • 3
    Boil eggs 1 minute per ounce. If eggs are very large (7-8 oz) boil and extra minute.
  • display egg
    Run under cold water to stop cooking and set up in your holder.
  • peel top
    Peel off the top of the eggshell and scoop off the top part to expose the yolk.
  • seasoned egg
    Drop in a tablespoon of butter and season with salt and fresh pepper. Enjoy!