Steamed Hard Boiled Eggs will make your eggs easy to peel! When you Steam hard boiled eggs you can skip waiting to use older eggs for hard boiling and you can use fresh eggs without any issues.
We want everyone to have the best hard boiled eggs and we have the best hard boiled egg method ever! STEAM! Yes, steam hard boiled eggs, don’t boil your eggs IN water anymore. Steamed Hard Boiled Eggs results in an easy to peel hard boiled egg every time!
How to Make Hard Boiled Eggs
- boiling in water
- baking in the oven
- steaming in a pot
- pressure cooker
There are plenty of ways to make hard boiled eggs and it’s not just by placing them in a pot of water and boiling away. If you want easy to peel hard boiled eggs we love a few other methods, but steaming hard boiled eggs is by far our favorite. We have also had great results making hard boiled eggs in the oven recently. We love making perfect hard boiled eggs everytime.
How to make hard boiled eggs in the oven
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
- Using a muffin tin, place 1 egg in each muffin cup
- Bake for 30 minutes then plunge baked eggs in a large bowl filled with ice water until cooled completely, about 10 minutes
How to make steamed hard boiled eggs:
- Runny yolk cook time: 5-6 minutes
- Firmer, but still translucent yolk, 8-10 minutes
- Hard boiled with fully cooked yolk 14-16 minutes
I use a stainless steel vegetable steamer. This is perfect for making steamed hard boiled eggs. You could opt for a higher priced collapsible steamer that has a better way to take it out, but this is the one I use and love it. I use it for green vegetables like steamed broccoli, steamed asparagus, and even steam carrots with it! Don’t think you’ll only use this for steaming hard boiled eggs. 🙂
When I bought this one I thought I’d just use it for broccoli and end up using it for so much now. When you boil your vegetables you actually lose a lot of the nutrients in the water. This helps keep everything packed with all their vitamins and nutrients.
How to Peel a Hard Boiled Egg
Pasture-raised organic eggs are extremely hard to peel and if you buy any eggs fresh you usually have to wait at least 2 weeks before you can boil the eggs. I rather have fresh hard boiled eggs. You will never have a disaster of a peeled egg with the steaming hardboiled eggs method. It’s completely fooled proof. The steam literally makes the eggs fall right out of their shell when you’re peeling them! They instantly become the easiest to peel eggs just by using the steamed method. Dare I say peeling hard boiled eggs can be easy and fun by steaming?
What I love about this method, even more, is that my mini chef can easily peel eggs with me now. She would peel them before and the peel would get all over and sometimes when she did it the peel would pierce her skin since she was trying so hard to get the peel off. These hard boiled eggs are super kid friendly and allow them to peel eggs with ease too.
Want to have fun with your hard boiled eggs? Try out our Homemade Easter Egg Dye! This dye can be used for making eggs that have a white shell, but best of all it’s perfect for enjoying peeled hard boiled eggs! Kids and adults will all love and enjoy these fun, naturally dyed hard boiled eggs that are ready to eat.
Dyed too many eggs? Try our Simple Egg Salad! Fresh and flavorful, great for lunch or a quick appetizer.
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As you can see in the video above the eggs literally come right out of the shell without wasting chunks of your eggs. Peeling eggs just got a whole lot easier!
How to Make Hard Boiled Eggs
Steamed Hard Boiled Eggs
- sauce pan
- 1 + cup water
- 12 large eggs
- Place your steamer into your sauce pan
- Pour in 1-2 cups of water, just enough so that it's filled the bottom, but not over the steamer.
- Bring the water to a boil, add in the eggs, and place the lid on.
- Reduce the heat to medium heat and cook eggs until you reach your desired doneness.
- Runny yolk cook time: 5-6 minutesFirmer, but still translucent yolk, 8-10 minutesHard boiled with fully cooked yolk 14-16 minutes
- Place eggs into cold water (ice if you want, but not necessary) and then peel.