Are you tired of ending up with green-tinged, rubbery, or undercooked hard-boiled eggs? Look no further! In this blog post, I'll be sharing the ultimate guide to making perfect hard-cooked eggs every single time.
Whether you're planning to whip up deviled eggs for a party, delicious egg salad for sandwiches, to add protein to your salad like this easy layered pea salad, or enjoy them as a quick snack, these tips and tricks will help you achieve that perfectly cooked, creamy yolk and tender white. So let's get cracking!
If you can boil water you can make perfect hard boiled/cooked eggs every time with this failproof method.
I've read and heard that fresher eggs yield a better result than older eggs but as long as the eggs you are using have been properly refrigerated and are not past the Use By date on the carton, this method will work.
Gather your supplies:
The secret, if you will, is to steam the eggs and not boil them. Steaming the eggs allows the temperature of the water to remain the same therefore allowing for even and efficient
Fill a pot with approximately one inch of water and bring to a boil.
Once the water comes to a boil place your steamer basket loaded with eggs into the pot and cover.
Set a timer for 13 minutes.
While the eggs are steaming prepare an ice bath.
Add ice cubes to a sturdy container with a secure fitting lid if you want to try my method for easy peeling eggs....it's one of the coolest kitchen hacks I've ever shared! Cover the ice cubes with water and allow this to sit until the end of the 13 minutes.
Once your timer goes off turn off the heat and add the eggs to the ice bath allowing them to sit for 15 minutes.
Your eggs are now perfect and ready to peel traditionally or using this hack.
Have you ever tried this method or boiled yours the traditional way and ended up with green alien rings?
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