Greg The Part Time Writer | Aug 23, 2020 | 3
4 Easy ways to cook Egg Menus
Hello Farang friends. I believe that egg menus are worldwide the most common menu. Today I want to share 4 easy ways to cook delicious egg menus. Let’s get started!
There are a whole lot of popular egg menus that we always eat, today I will share with you 4 easy menu which are hard-boiled egg, soft-boiled egg, parboiled egg, and onsen egg. Let’s go!
The first thing when talking about egg menus that come into my head is boiled-egg. There are 2 types of boiled eggs which are hard-boiled egg and soft-boiled egg. I personally love both menus. Let’s start with hard-boiled egg.
Egg Menus No. 1 : Hard-Boiled Egg
I like to eat hard-boiled eggs but I don’t like the egg that is boiled until too cooked. The egg yolk will become so dry and the edge of the yolk turns green. That one is not delicious. Today I will share the way to cook soft and moisture for a hard-boiled egg.
The easy way to cook is just put room temperature egg into room temperature water. The level of water must be over the height of the egg. Then boil with medium heat. Wait until the water is boiled, let it boil for 1 minute. (Yes, only ONE minute) Then turn off the heat and cover the lid. Let the eggs sit in the pot for 10 minutes. After that get the eggs out and run it through cold water until completely cool. You will get the result of completely cooked but still moisture yolk.
I like to cook it around 5-7 eggs per one time and then store it in the fridge. Just make sure that the egg is completely cool before storage, or else it will continue to cook and the yolk will become overcooked.
Egg Menus No. 2 : Soft-Boiled Egg
The soft-boiled egg is so delicious as well. I like to top it up with fish sauce and chili and eat with newly cooked jasmine rice. Just this sample dish will make my day already.
For a soft-boiled egg, we need to heat up the water until boiled first. Then slowly put room temperature eggs into the water. Be careful not to put it in too quickly, the water will splash, and also eggshell may break because of too fast in temperature change. Time it for 5-6 minutes (in the picture I boiled it for 5 minutes), depends on how runny the yolk you like. Then get the egg out and put it through cold water.
The result is beautiful runny egg yolk. So good combination with either fish sauce or soy sauce. You must try!
Egg Menus No. 3 : Parboiled-Egg
A parboiled egg is one of the popular egg menus for breakfast in Thailand. Old people in Thailand like to eat it with coffee in the morning. I also like to have a parboiled egg with sausage and warm milk as my breakfast. The way to cook is just like a soft-boiled egg but let the eggs sit in the water for only 3-4 minutes. (in the picture I boiled it for 3 and a half minutes) The time is depending on your preference for how much you want it to be cooked.
Egg Menus No. 4 :Onsen Egg
Onsen is a Japanese work means hot spring where people love to dip themselves in the natural spring water and chilling out. This kind of egg menu just becomes popular in Thailand for not so long ago. The reason of the name “Onsen Egg” is because of the way to cook.
We heat up water until boiled first then turn off the stove. And put room temperature eggs into the water and cover the lid. Let it sit for 9-11 minutes. The time depends on your preference for how much you want it to be cooked. If just put for 9 minutes, only the yolk is cooked, the egg white still a little raw. In the picture, I put it for 10 minutes. The yolk is cooked until becomes hard already but still moisture. I personally like this level of cooking.
Egg menus are not hard, it is simple and delicious. It also can be combined with so many kinds of food. If you have some free time and want to cook, I recommend one of these egg menus. Then you will find out that cooking is not difficult at all. If you have any suggestions for more egg menus please do not hesitate to share it with us.
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