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What not to do when boiling eggs so as not to spoil them: avoid this one gross mistake

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
Why boiled eggs turn out tasteless. Source: recipes.instantpot.com

Plain boiled eggs are an indispensable ingredient in many dishes. And it would seem that this product is very easy to prepare. However, there is one thing that is often done when boiling eggs that spoil them.

The FoodOboz editorial team will tell you how to boil eggs properly. Pay special attention to this important point.

What not to do when boiling eggs so as not to spoil them: avoid this one gross mistake

What not to do when boiling eggs

It is very important not to let the eggs boil too much. This destroys the white and can crack the shell. The egg itself will become very hard, which is quite tasteless.

What not to do when boiling eggs so as not to spoil them: avoid this one gross mistake

How to boil eggs

1. Put the eggs in cold water.

2. Put them on the fire.

3. After the first bubbles appear, turn off the heat.

4. Cover the pot with a lid and leave the product in the water for a while.

What not to do when boiling eggs so as not to spoil them: avoid this one gross mistake

5. If you want a firm egg, leave it for 10-15 minutes. If you want the yolk to be a little runny inside, 7-9 minutes is enough.

6. Under such conditions, the eggs will be cooked for sure.

What an egg looks like if it is overcooked

1. The yolk is very hard and has a greenish tint.

2. The white is very cloudy and may have brown spots.

What not to do when boiling eggs so as not to spoil them: avoid this one gross mistake

3. The shell cracks.

4. Flakes appear.

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