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The Perfect Soft-Boiled Egg

Perfection should be this simple.
Cook Time 2 mins
Course Snack
Servings 1


  • 1 egg


  • Place egg in a small pot and carefully add water to cover.
  • Bring to a rolling boil, uncovered. Turn off heat, cover pot, and let egg sit for 2-1/2 minutes.
  • Carefully remove egg from hot water with a slotted spoon.
  • Serve with toast, butter, and salt.