This home cook shares her simple trick to peel a hard boiled egg in 10 seconds
- A home cook said that to peel a boiled egg, all you need is a cup and water
- We shared a tip for peeling dozens of hard-boiled eggs in just a few minutes
A home chef shared her simple trick for peeling a hard-boiled egg in 10 seconds, and all you need is a mug and some water.
Anita Burgess, from Sydney, said she’s been following this “tried and tested method for years” and it’s “so satisfying when the hack actually works, saves you time and makes your life easier”.
The home cook and professional organizer said to try the trick for yourself, all you have to do is “remove the hard-boiled egg from the stove and run it under cold water.”
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A home chef shared her simple trick for peeling a hard-boiled egg in 10 seconds flat, and all you need is a cup and some water (pictured by Anita Birges)
Anita wrote: “Make sure to refrigerate it immediately.” Instagram.
Add one egg at a time directly to a short, sturdy glass of cold water. Cover the glass with your hand and shake it vigorously.
And she continued, “Shake, shake, move everything around you.”
When you do this, the cracked egg will “pop easily out of its shell as when a snake sheds its skin”.
“I made about 25 eggs in less than five minutes,” Anita added.
Add one egg at a time directly to a short, sturdy glass of cold water. Cover the glass with your hand and shake it vigorously,” recommended Anita (pictured).
The thousands who saw the tip thanked Anita for sharing it, writing things like “Great tip, thank you” and “I wish I’d seen this earlier this morning.”
Others have shared their own tips for quickly peeling hard-boiled eggs.
“We boil a lot of eggs in our house and what I do is once the eggs are boiled, I get a heavy butter knife and use the handle to squeeze each egg a few times, cracking it open. I let the eggs sit in the hot water until they cooled and the shell literally slid off in a second! one person wrote.
Another post: add some water to the glass as well. This works.