- Place eggs in a saucepan or pot and cover with cold water.
- Put pan over high heat and bring water to a rolling boil. Remove pan from heat and cover.
How long does it take to boil an egg? Well, actually, you want the water to come just to a boil but not stay there.
- Let the eggs stand in the hot water for 14-17 minutes.
- Drain eggs and put in a bowl filled with ice water.