There are different ways of cooking eggs, hard-boiled egg is one of them. Perfect hard boiled eggs with different doneness have different textures. The donenesses demonstrated here are 5 mins, 7 mins and 10 mins. Which doneness is your preference? In this guide, we’ll show you how to make hard boiled eggs in all types of doneness.

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How to Make Hard Boiled Eggs with Different Doneness| MyKitchen101en

Directions:

1 Clean the eggs (room temperature), put into a saucepan, add in water (water level should be higher than eggs)。

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2 Bring to the boil.

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3 Reduce heat to low, cover and cook until your preferred doneness: 5 mins, 7 mins or 10 mins (the suggested time is for size A eggs, if you use a smaller egg, slightly reduce the cooking time).

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4 Soak the cooked eggs in ice water until completely cooled before removing the egg shells (always use 7 to 10-day-old eggs for easy peeling).

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5 Hard-boiled eggs with different doneness:

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6 Seven minutes doneness.

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7 Ten minutes doneness.

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How To Make Hard Boiled Eggs With Different Doneness

The donenesses demonstrated here are 5 mins, 7 mins and 10 mins. Which doneness is your preference? In this guide, we’ll show you how to make hard boiled eggs in all types of doneness.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Egg
Cuisine How to
Servings 3 eggs
Calories 78 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 3 hard boiled eggs
  • water for boiling

Instructions
 

  • Clean the eggs (room temperature), put into a saucepan, add in water (water level should be higher than eggs)。
  • Bring to the boil.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover and cook until your preferred doneness: 5 mins, 7 mins or 10 mins (the suggested time is for size A eggs, if you use a smaller egg, slightly reduce the cooking time).
  • Soak the cooked eggs in ice water until completely cooled before removing the egg shells (always use 7 to 10-day-old eggs for easy peeling).
  • Hard-boiled eggs with different doneness:
  • Seven minutes doneness.
  • Ten minutes doneness.

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Notes

The nutritional value for reference is for 1 egg. 

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 78kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 6gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 187mgSodium: 62mgPotassium: 63mgSugar: 1gVitamin A: 260IUCalcium: 25mgIron: 1mg
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