Eggs are a must-stock ingredient, whether you’re meal planning for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This humble, versatile food offers limitless possibilities — be it poached, fried, soft or hard. With that said, it can test even the most experienced chef’s patience when it comes to making the perfect hard-boiled egg. What’s the secret? Turns out, all you need are the four simple steps below.
Master the art of how to make hard-boiled eggs and then whip up these three egg-cellent recipes that’ll become household staples in no time. Get crackin’!
How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs
● Fill a pot with enough water to cover eggs by about 2 inches.
● Bring water to a boil.
● Once boiled, remove from heat, cover pot and let them sit for 10 minutes.
● Remove eggs from hot water and place in an ice water bath for a few minutes.
Rabokki/Tteokbokki (Spicy Ramen and Rice Cake)
When we think of hard-boiled eggs, a comforting bowl of ramen is one of the first recipes that come to mind. After all, there’s nothing quite like a sliced egg perched on top of a steaming bowl of noodles, meat and vegetables to really satisfy our hunger pangs.
If you’re looking to elevate your ramen game, consider this hearty tteokbokki/rabokki recipe inspired by a classic Korean street food. For the uninitiated, tteokbokki is a spicy rice cake dish while rabokki refers to traditional ramen noodles. Pair the two together and you’re in for a treat — just don’t forget to top it all off with a hard-boiled or (or two).
Get the recipe for Rabokki/Tteokbokki (Spicy Ramen and Rice Cake)
We love options as much as the next person, so the next time you’re craving a satisfying bite of deviled eggs, consider whipping up multiple batches. Think: pickles and capers, wasabi and ginger and sesame carrot for a spin of the classic recipe. You can thank us later.
Get the recipe for Valerie Bertinelli’s Deviled Eggs, 3 Ways
Classic Cobb Mason Jar Salad
Portable, make-ahead meals are the stuff dreams are made of — and this adorable mason jar salad is the perfect recipe to fill your belly with hearty chunks of cooked ham, crispy bacon, hard-boiled egg, tomato, avocado and crumbled blue cheese.
Get the recipe for Classic Cobb Mason Jar Salad
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