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How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

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Recipe By:Chef John
"This method makes the most perfect hard-boiled eggs ever. The whites are firm but not rubbery, and the yolks are cooked and still creamy."


  • 6 eggs


  1. Place eggs into a saucepan and pour in cold water to cover; place over high heat. When the water just starts to simmer, turn off heat, cover pan with a lid, and let stand for 17 minutes. Don't peek.
  2. Pour out the hot water and pour cold water over eggs. Drain and refill with cold water; let stand until eggs are cool, about 20 minutes. Peel eggs under running water.