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Kittencal's Technique for Perfect Easy-Peel Hard-Boiled Eggs

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READY IN:
17mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 large eggs (or you may increase)
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • water, to cover
  • 3 cups ice cubes (or use as much as desired)

Directions

  1. Place the eggs in a saucepan.
  2. Cover the eggs with lukewarm water.
  3. Add in vinegar and pinch salt.
  4. Bring to a full boil over medium heat; boil for 2 minutes (start timing after the water reaches a full boil).
  5. Remove from heat cover with a tight lid.
  6. Allow the eggs to stand for 11 minutes.
  7. Drain the eggs a couple times under very cold water.
  8. Cover the eggs with cold water then add in some ice.
  9. Allow the eggs to sit in ice water for about 3 minutes.
  10. Drain and peel.

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