You need to have a good sense of timing when you want to get your eggs tender-boiled or hard-boiled. But do you really know how long you need to boil the eggs to get what you desire? Here is a sheet that tells you that, and it’s a beautiful graph.
Tender? Hard? How hard your boiled eggs do you like to be?
3 – 4 minutes: very tender-boiled egg
6 – 7 minutes: the white part gets harder, but the yolk is tender
9 – 10 minutes: the white part is hard and the yolk is half-hard
over 12 minutes: hard-boiled egg
The Twitter user is an illustrator. He has made a cooking guide to cooking boiled eggs perfectly as your preference.
I’ve been looking for something like this!
There were many tweets saying they wanted to know other extra know-how in boiling eggs. Adding to the main information above, the Twitter user shared some other advices: “to make it easier to peel the shell, put the boiled eggs it in cold water before peeling”; and “eggs are fragile when they’re hot so return it to normal temperature if you want keep the shell from damage”. Try this, you’ll never fail to make perfect boiled eggs!