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Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

Have you ever wondered how to make the perfect hard boiled egg? You are not alone. Many have asked me that question and I share the secret here.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 12 eggs
Calories 78 kcal
Author Nate


  • 12 ea large eggs a bit on the older side
  • 1 tbsp Kosher Salt
  • Water enough to cover eggs


  1. Gently place eggs in sauce pan.

  2. Cover eggs by an inch with cold water and the salt.

  3. Place on burner over high heat, covered. Allow water to come to a boil and reduce heat to medium.

  4. Set timer to 12 minutes and allow to lightly boil.

  5. Once timer beeps, turn burner off and remove from heat. Drain hot water off eggs and allow cold tap water to fill sauce pan and flow out of pan.

  6. Once cool, eggs can be stored, unpeeled, in fridge for up to a week.