Basic Hard-Cooked Eggs9 Reviews
- Prep: 1 min
- Cook: 22 min
- Ready In: 23 min
“Hard cooked eggs are great sliced and eaten on their own or in a variety of salads, sandwiches, appetizers or main dishes. Master the basics and explore the possibilities.” - by American Egg Board
Original recipe yields 6 servings
- Place eggs in saucepan large enough to hold them in single layer. Add cold water to cover eggs by 1 inch. Heat over high heat just to boiling. Remove from burner. Cover pan.
- Let eggs stand in hot water about 15 minutes for large eggs (12 minutes for medium eggs; 18 minutes for extra large).
- Drain immediately and serve warm. Or, cool completely under cold running water or in bowl of ice water, then refrigerate.
Amount Per Serving (6 total)
- 71 cal
- 5 g
- 0.4 g
- < 1%
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (9)Rate This Recipe
"Great basic instructions! There definitely is a difference between hard-cooked and hard-boiled. I used this method for pickled eggs. After I drained them (whether hard-cooked or hard-boiled) I subm..." See moreerge them in ice water. I've never had the awful green ring by doing this and they're easy to peel."
"This method worked out perfectly. i have tried it a couple of times and wouldn't do it any other way! This time I used only 3 eggs because that is all I needed for the recipe that i way doing. it s..." See morehould work for any amount of eggs! just be sure that they aren't too crowded in the pan."
"I've been cooking eggs the wrong way for a very long time! I'm so glad I came across these instructions. The eggs turned out beautifully and no green ring. I let the large eggs sit in the hot water..." See more for 16 minutes (I was a little nervous) and they were thoroughly cooked and wonderfully tender!"
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