Ever wonder how to serve those delightful soft eggs right out of the shell? Mystery solved with this recipe for soft boiled eggs. You can cook as few or as many as you want with these simple recipe steps.
Why use Davidson's Safest Choice® eggs in this recipe? With 4 out of 5 Salmonella entertidis foodborne illness cases coming from raw or undercooked eggs—Safest Choice™ eggs give you peace of mind. They’re pasteurized to eliminate the risk.
Active time: 2 minutes
What You'll Need
2Safest Choice™ pasteurized egg(s)
Carefully arrange pasteurized eggs in a single layer in a saucepan, then add enough water to cover the eggs by at least 1 inch.
Bring water to a rolling boil over high heat. A rolling boil is when the water has very large, fast breaking bubbles on the surface.
Now remove the pan from the heat, cover, and let stand about 4 minutes for soft boiled eggs, which will be quite runny.
If you prefer a firmer, yet still slightly runny yolk, let it stand 8 to 9 minutes, and for a hard-cooked egg leave it in the water 15 minutes.
When egg reaches desired doneness, lift from the pot,then tap a spoon once or twice around the center of the egg. Crack the shell open and use a small spoon to scoop the egg from the shell.
Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized eggs taste great and are safe for all your favorite egg dishes! Davidson's™ all-natural, gentle water bath pasteurization eliminates the risk of Salmonella in eggs without changing the nutrition or flavor. In fact, Davidson's™ pasteurized eggs have earned the Seal of Approval for exceptional flavor and culinary performance from the American Culinary Federation (ACF).
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