Introduction: How to Peel a Hard-cooked Egg.

Picture of How to Peel a Hard-cooked Egg.


Step 1: Stap 1

Picture of Stap 1

Take an egg. Make sure it a hard-cooked egg, otherwise this could get very ugly..

Step 2: Stap 2

Picture of Stap 2

First a trick to check if your egg is hard-cooked..
Take raw and a cooked egg and spin them around.
The one who's spinning the longest is the cooked one.

Step 3:

Picture of

Next, take the egg.

Step 4:

Picture of

Throw it in the air.

Step 5: Stap 5

Picture of Stap 5

Make sure it hits the ceiling.

Step 6: Stap 6

Picture of Stap 6

Catch the egg again.

Step 7: Stap 7

Picture of Stap 7

Here you can see where you can start the actual peeling without any troubles.

Step 8: Stap 8

Picture of Stap 8

A peeled egg.

Comments

jany (author)2011-07-12

Another fun thing:
Fresh raw eggs sink to the bottom of a glass of water. It will lay on the side.
As the egg gets older, it will right itself, big end up.
Then it will start rising to the top of the glass.
Its an old egg when it touches air.

adamazing (author)2011-03-02

A good tip to know whether or not the egg is hard-boiled is to spin it and then put your finger on it quickly to stop it, then take it off. If the egg starts spinning again, it means the contents of the egg are still liquid :)


(This method means you don't have to compare it to a raw egg/soft-boiled egg which is useful if you're cooking the last egg in the box!)

jany (author)adamazing2011-07-12

This is easier and less work..Hard boiled egg will spin fast.
A raw egg will spin slow or wobble.

technosasquatch (author)2011-03-03

mine just crack when they are cooking

ironsmiter (author)2011-03-03

for those who care... OLD eggs are easier to peel that super fresh eggs.

About This Instructable

938views

2favorites

License:

More by verstraeteb:How to peel a hard-cooked egg.
Add instructable to: