Hard Boiled Egg

Hard Boiled Egg

Easy step by step guide to making the perfect hard boiled egg

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author Bee Leng


  • 4 Large Eggs (room temperature)
  • 1 Litre Water
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Salt


  1. In a pot, add in the water, salt and vinegar and bring to a boil. 

  2. Slowly lower the eggs into the water one at a time and boil over medium heat for about 10 mins without covering. 

  3. Then, turn off the heat and let the eggs sit in the pot for 20 mins.

  4. Transfer the eggs into a basin of tap water to cool.

  5. Once cool, roll the eggs between your hands to loosen the shell. This makes is easier to peel the eggs. Then peel off the shells and rinse.

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