Perfect Soft Boiled Eggs

perfect soft boiled eggs
  • 8 large eggs (directly from the fridge)
  • Salt and buttered toast, cut into soldiers to serve
  1. Bring a pot of water to the boil. The pot needs to be large enough to fit the eggs in a single layer with at least 3cm of water covering the eggs.
  2. Once the water is rapidly boiling, gently submerge the eggs (straight from the fridge). Set a timer for 6 minutes.
  3. As soon as the timer goes, remove the eggs using a slotted spoon and run them under cold tap water for 30 seconds. This will stop the cooking process and ensure your eggs are cool enough to handle.
  4. Use a butter knife or spoon to crack the top of the shell off. If you find the yoke to be a bit watery at the top, use a spoon to gentle swirl it into the egg yolk, the residual heat will cook it through and you will be left with a perfectly cooked soft boiled egg!
  5. Season with salt sprinkled on top and serve with buttered toast soldiers.

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