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How long you have to cook an egg

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Are you also one of those who bake eggs And the result is never expected? Whether you are one of those who only get half boiled eggs or of those who end up with a greenish egg, you have reached the right place. And it is necessary to know how long do you have to cook an egg to get the desired point, neither more nor less minutes than appropriate, and in we explain it in detail.

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First, it should be noted that there are several factors that will influence the cooking time of eggs such as:

  • Egg size: the larger the egg (M, L, XL ...) the more time it will take to boil
  • Water temperature
  • Egg temperature
  • Desired cooking point: Depending on how cooked we want the egg to be or what recipe we prepare.
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In this way, to get a well cooked egg or hard boiled egg, you will need to immerse it in cold water and let it cook for 10 minutes after the water boils. It will be essential that you control the time with a clock or timer to not cook it more than that time or, otherwise, the result will be an egg with a greenish-colored yolk.

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If what you want is to get a soft-cooked cooked egg, you should reduce the cooking time to about 7 minutes; in case the result you expect is a semi-liquid egg, you will have to boil it for 4 or 5 minutes; while to make water-boiled eggs, you will only need to boil the eggs for 2 or 3 minutes.

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So that these egg cooking times be more exact, it is recommended to remove the eggs from the refrigerator an hour before boiling them. In this way, we will keep them at room temperature and prevent the shell from cracking when cooked.

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Also, we recommend you check our article Curiosities about the egg to know more details about this food and to prepare perfect cooked eggs.

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