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How To Make The Perfect Hard Boiled Egg
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How To Make The Perfect Hard Boiled Egg

How To Make The Perfect Hard Boiled Egg. Also, this is how to freeze eggs from chickens as well as check eggs for freshness.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Search Result: eggs, freeze, fresh, hard boiled, soft boiled
Servings: 12




  • Start by preparing a large bowl with ice water.
    ice cubes
  • Next, place the eggs in a large pot. Cover the eggs with cool water and sprinkle in the baking soda.
  • Place the pot on high heat. Bring the water with eggs to a boil.
  • Once the water boils you can turn off the heat and cover the pot with a lid. See the notes below for timing. Then transfer the eggs to the large bowl that you prepared with ice water.
    How To Make The Perfect Hard Boiled Egg

Recipe Notes

For Soft Boiled Eggs allow the eggs to sit in the ice water for 3-4 minutes.
For Hard Boiled Eggs allow the eggs to sit in the ice water for 10-12 minutes.
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Calories: 63kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 167mg | Potassium: 61mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 238IU | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg
Please note: Nutritional data has been calculated using a tool that comes with this recipe card and not by me. This means that Nutritional Information is only an estimate and can vary especially with ingredients that you use. The accuracy of this tool may differ from other tools as expected. Also note that there is no instructional value to the video that may be attached to this recipe. It is only there for visual pleasure. For more information about the images in this recipe, please refer the the recipe instructions. Thank you!

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