Thursday, April 14, 2011

Tips: how to make the perfect boiled egg

Tips: how to make the perfect boiled egg .

Is a basic meal of the kitchen, but is much more to put an egg in a pot with water and let it boil.


On the left is an egg cooked with light green edges. And on the right a properly boiled, with bright yellow yolks. (Photo: Flickr)

The egg is a favorite food of many people, although there are others who can not tolerate the smell. The most common ways is to eat is fried, scrambled and hard.

Now, we will give key information to make a perfect boiled egg.

Many people overcook boiled eggs. What does this mean? When you get as a result a bud with a slightly green edge, you're doing wrong.

What you should do is put the eggs in a pot with cold water so the liquid covers them for more than an inch.

Then, as soon as the water reaches a boil, lowered the heat from the burner to a minimum. The aim is that the water just to keep warm. The eggs were left there for 10 minutes.

Upon completion of that time, turn off the burner and the eggs are placed in a container of water with buckets of ice. They must remain there for a minute. Dry the eggs,flatten slightly on a hard surface, so that all the skin to crack, and put back into the ice water, this time by five minutes.

After this process, the egg is peeled, you'll notice the difference: you will find a bright yellow yolk and a clear but very soft cooked.

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