Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs (Technique)

Total Time
2mins
Prep
2 mins
Cook
0 mins

No fail! Never undercook or overcook your eggs again. I came across this method in my search to avoid the ugly green cast that yolks take on when overcooked. Add on a couple minutes to soak time if you use Jumbo eggs.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put eggs in large pot.
  2. Cover with water so that there is at least an inch of water above the eggs.
  3. Add a pinch of salt.
  4. Turn on heat (med high) and heat, uncovered, to a boil.
  5. If you have more than a single layer of eggs, you may want to stir them occasionally (gently!) while they heat.
  6. Once the water comes to a boil, watch your clock and let it boil for 2 minutes.
  7. Remove pot from the heat and cover with lid.
  8. Let sit, covered, for 11 minutes.
  9. Drain and cool eggs for 2 minutes in ice water.