Perfect Boiled Eggs Recipe

Perfect boiled eggs

  • serves 1
  • Easy

Go to work on an egg and make sure it's perfectly cooked. Whether it's for dunking your soldiers or to add to a salad, find out how to boil an egg perfectly every time.



  • eggs 2
  • bread toasted to make soldiers (optional)


  • Step 1

    Put room temperature eggs in boiling water, bring to a boil, then reduce to a gentle simmer. Cook for 3 minutes for very soft, 4 for just-set white and creamy yolk, 5 for set white and just-set yolk.