Simplicity: Soft Boiled Eggs
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Recipe type: breakfast
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Serves: 1
The perfect soft boiled egg
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 saucepan filled with an ½ inch of water
  1. Bring ½ inch of water in the bottom of a saucepan to boil.
  2. Gently lower with tongs into the boiling water a cold egg.
  3. Cover and boil for 6½ minutes (use a digital timer for accuracy).
  4. Remove with tongs and cool under cold water for 30 seconds.
  5. Remove top of egg and serve with toast points.
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