How to Boil An Egg

Date Added: Jun 2, 2010 Cooking Techniques Culinary skills
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Prep Time

10 mins

Cook Time

30 mins

Ready In

40 mins



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Eggs (typically chickens' eggs) are cooked by immersion in boiling water with their shells unbroken.


  • 6  Each Eggs
  • 1


    1. Bring water to a rollling boil.
    2. Add eggs to the pot with a spoon or tongs.
    3. Cook in a rolling boil for 15 to 18 minutes for hard boiled egg.
    4. Turn off heat and add ice to pot to make a ice bath to cool the eggs.

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