Make easy-peel hard-boiled eggs in a normal pot in just minutes!
- 6 large eggs
- 1 cup ice
Gently place 6 cold eggs into a medium-sized pot.
Submerge eggs in cold water.
Bring water to a rolling boil over high heat.
As soon as the water comes to a full rolling boil, remove the pot from heat and cover with a lid.
Set a timer for 12 minutes and let eggs finish cooking in hot water.
Meanwhile, prepare a bowl of ice water.
When time is up, transfer eggs to ice water bath. Use a slotted spoon or tongs.
When eggs are cool to touch, pat dry with a clean towel.
Eat or store immediately.
To peel eggs:
Tap top, bottom and sides of egg on a hard surface.
Roll the egg on the surface to loosen the shell.
Use your fingers to gently peel away the remaining shell from the egg.
- To get easy-peel hard-boiled eggs with perfectly smooth whites, don’t skip the ice bath!
- Peel eggs only if you plan to eat them within the next couple of days. Otherwise, store them in the fridge for up to a week.
- Prep Time: 1 minute
- Cook Time: 17 minutes
- Category: eggs
- Method: boil
- Cuisine: American
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