How Long Does It Take to Hard Boil Quail Eggs?

How Long Does It Take to Hard Boil Quail Eggs?

How Long Does It Take to Hard Boil Quail Eggs?

Hard-boiled quail eggs cook in 2 to 3 minutes. Place them in a pan, cover them with cold water and simmer over medium heat. Do not begin timing the eggs until the water is at a low boil.

Once they are cooked, place the quail eggs under running cold water to cool them. They are then ready to be cracked and peeled. Soft-boiled quail eggs cook very quickly and are ready in just one minute. Although quail eggs are tiny, many recipes contain them as ingredients. The size and shape of a quail egg resembles a large olive. Its shell is off-white with brown speckles. These eggs have a large amount of yolk in proportion to the white.