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Soft-boiled eggs recipe

Soft-boiled eggs are a delicacy for many and can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or snacks.

Here’s how to cook soft-boiled eggs:

  1. Start by filling a saucepan or pot with enough water to cover the eggs by about 1 inch.
  2. Bring the water to a rolling boil over medium-high heat.
  3. While waiting for the water to boil, carefully add the eggs to the pot using a slotted spoon.
  4. Let the eggs cook for 5-7 minutes, depending on the size of the eggs and how runny you want the yolk. For a runnier yolk, cook for 5 minutes. For a slightly firmer yolk, cook for 6-7 minutes.
  5. After the eggs have finished cooking, remove them from the pot using the slotted spoon and transfer them to a bowl or egg cups.
  6. Gently tap the shell of the eggs with a spoon to crack the top, then peel off the shell and discard it.
  7. Sprinkle a little salt and black pepper on the eggs, and enjoy while still warm.

You can also serve soft-boiled eggs with toast soldiers, which are small strips of toast that can be dipped into the runny yolk. Soft-boiled eggs should be eaten immediately after cooking for the best texture and flavor.