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How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

In this video, you’ll see Chef John’s tried-and-true technique for making perfect hard boiled eggs. What’s a perfect hard boiled egg? The whites are firm but not rubbery; the yolks are cooked but still creamy. These perfectly cooked eggs will make the most delicious Easter eggs in the neighborhood. Watch the video, then get Chef John’s recipe for How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs. They also make amazing egg salad and deviled eggs.

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  • Edward Scott Major

Yeah, didnt work for me. The eggs were, uhm, liquid

  • Mjaclyn

I followed the directions exactly and when I tried to peel my eggs the were liquid mush. What a waste of eggs!

  • Jackiekay

Thanks for the tips and pointers! My eggs turned out just fine and I will always use this method from now on, chef john you are the coolest and I love learning from your videos!! Thank you! :-)