How do you boil the perfect egg?
Place eggs in a large saucepan.
Cover them with cool water by 1 inch.
Cover the pan with a lid and bring water to a rolling boil over high heat; when the water has reached a boil, set the timer for the desired time.
Boil for 6 – 7 minutes over medium-high heat for perfect hard boiled eggs.30 Sep 2019
How long does it take to soft boil an egg?
Do you use hot or cold water to boil eggs?
When you drop an egg in boiling water, you heat it up quickly. When you start with cold water, you heat it slowly. And the difference in heating makes a difference in the cooked egg white.
How much water do you use to boil eggs?
Put the eggs in a saucepan and add enough cold water to cover them by about 1 inch. Set the pan over medium-high heat and as soon as the water reaches a brisk simmer, start timing. As the eggs cook, adjust the heat as needed to maintain a brisk simmer.