A breakfast is really delicious with a perfect soft boiled egg. This is delicious on toast with butter. It’s not as easy an egg to get just right, so this method will help you not to fail. Total cooking time for this recipe is about eight minutes. As our how to hard boil eggs guide teaches you that hard boiled eggs take longer.
- Take an egg at room temperature, put it in a spoon and lower it gently into a pan of boiling water. Use a small pan with just enough water to cover the egg (or eggs).
- Let simmer 1 minute.
- Remove the pan from the heat and put a lid on it. Let it stand for 5 minutes (for medium eggs) or 6 minutes (for large eggs).
- Put the egg into an egg cup and serve with some warm toasted bread with butter.
This is all you need to do when going for a soft boiled egg, it’s not very hard so there’s not much else to explain. Enjoy your egg and bon appetit!