Learn how to make soft-boiled eggs with this step-by-step video and easy recipe!
Hey friends! I’m back today with the second post in our week-long series on how to cook eggs, continuing on with a new video tutorial on…
…how to make SOFT-boiled eggs. ? ? ?
Tomorrow, we’ll tackle the art of hard-boiling. But today, it’s all about those ooey, gooey, runny, delicious soft-boiled egg yolks. You know, those eggs that are the perfect topping for a freshly slice of avocado toast at breakfast, or maybe a nice and hearty green salad for lunch, or a piping hot bowl of ramen for dinner. Or, of course, any delicious time you’re feeling like some extra protein in between.
Soft boiled eggs are always a winner.
So let’s talk about how to make them!
When it comes to boiling eggs, timing is everything. As I mention below, I highly recommend that you don’t chance it — set a timer the second those eggs go down in the water so that you can be avoid having your eggs accidentally be over- or under-cooked. But hey, if you happen to forget to set a timer — or if you’re cooking a large batch of eggs and are nervous about how they’re doing — feel free to “sacrifice” one egg in the middle of cooking by cracking it open to see if it has reached your desired level of doneness. Then you can either remove or continue cooking the rest of your eggs accordingly.
Also, the general rule of thumb with soft-boiled eggs is to boil them for 5 minutes if you want the yolks to be super-runny, or 7 minutes if you want the yolks to be a little more firm yet still soft and scoop-able. Or — hey — 6 minutes is always a lovely compromise.
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Learn how to make perfectly soft-boiled eggs with this easy recipe and step-by-step video tutorial!
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