Easy Peeling Boiled Eggs

READY IN: 8mins
Recipe by Chef Dee

Easy to peel is number one when you are boiling eggs. When I was in catering, we boiled about 5000 eggs a year, maybe more. This was our method, and one I use at home today. I have scaled it down for your home kitchen.

Top Review by Chris Huennekens

Fantastic! I'm at about 550ft above sea level, so I did mine for 4:45 and they were perfect!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place eggs in pot, cover with enough water to rise 2" above the eggs.
  2. Place over high heat and bring to a boil, uncovered.
  3. Turn to med high heat, hot enough that the water is still boiling.
  4. Set the timer for 8 min's.
  5. Drain, rinse with cold water, drain again.
  6. With the eggs still in the pot, cover with cold water,then add the ice.
  7. Let stand for 5 min's before peeling.

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