How to Boil Perfect Quail Eggs

Quail-eggs-cooked1Fill a small saucepan two thirds full with water and bring to the boil.

Add the quail eggs using a spoon. Do not overcrowd the pan.

Boil for 2.5 to 4 minutes depending on your preference.

  • 2.5 minutes = soft boiled egg — white is set and the yolk is thick and runny.
  • 3.0 minutes = medium boiled egg — yolk is mostly set with a soft center.
  • 4.0 minutes = hard boiled egg — yolk is completely set and firm.

Remove eggs with a slotted spoon and place in a bowl filled with ice water.Allow to cool five minutes.

Remove from ice bath peel eggs carefully.

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