Whether it’s toasted soldiers dunked into runny golden yolks or hard-boiled eggs used in
sandwiches, salads or curries, boiled eggs are the ultimate snackable food.
Boiling eggs is also a good bet if you’re looking for a healthier cooking option, as there's
no need for oil or butter.
How to boil eggs
Learn how to make the perfect boiled egg, whether you prefer soft, medium or hard-boiled yolks.
To get your eggs spot-on, you need to keep an eye on timings.
Lower room temperature eggs into a small pan of boiling water, then cook as follows:
For soft-boiled /runny yolks - 5 minutes
For medium soft (more firmly set but spoonable) - 7 minutes
For hard boiled - 9 minutes
Boiled egg recipes
Scrumptious in salads , soups and sarnies and comforting in curries, boiled eggs are the perfect addition to plenty of dishes.