How to soft boil an egg video Recipe

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  • Healthy

serves:

1

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Total Time:

00:04

Prep:

00:00

Cooking:

00:04

Find out how to create a perfect soft-boiled egg for your soldiers, with this simple step-by-step video recipe

Ingredients

  • Saucepan of cold water
  • Slotted spoon
  • 1 fresh egg
  • Teaspoon
  • Egg cup
  • Pin

Method

  • Use the pin to pierce a hole in the bottom of the egg to stop it from splitting when it’s cooking.

  • Carefully place the egg into the pan of water, turn on the heat and bring the water up to a fast boil.

  • Once the water is boiling, time the boiled egg for exactly 4 mins.

  • After the 4 mins, take the egg out of the pan with the slotted spoon and place it into your egg cup.

  • Use a teaspoon to crack and take the top of the egg.

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Top Tip

The secret to a really good egg is perfect timing so watch that clock!