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Rate the fresh eggs prepared for cooking. To do this, fill the glass with cold water and add a tablespoon of salt, stir and put in salt egg. Fresh will immediately sink to the bottom, stale will float on the surface, but not quite fresh, but perfectly edible "hang" somewhere in the middle of the glass.
In the pan sprinkle salt (1 teaspoon per liter of liquid), pour cold water. Throw in carefully washed in hot running water eggs. To when cooked, the shell is not cracked on the bottom of the pot can be put upside-down saucer.
Put the saucepan on a moderate heat and wait until the water boils. From the moment boiling begins the countdown of the cooking time. Boiled eggs are boiled for 2-3 minutes, for the degree "in the bag" will take 4-5 minutes. If you are going to use the product for salad, you should cook it "hard boiled". Then the cooking time after boiling will be 6-8 minutes.
After the end of cooking, remove the pan from the heat, immediately drain the water and rinse the eggs with very cold water. This procedure will facilitate the removal of the shell.
If the egg is cracked, say by careless transporting, and dispose of it, then cook it. So that the content does not leak, brush the crack on the shell with lemon juice and water to boiling, generously add salt.
If your family boiled eggs are frequent guests on the table (as a standalone course or as part of salads, stuffing, pies, rolls), it makes sense to buy an egg boiler with a timer. Its price is low, but with this device you will always be sure that the eggs boiled to the desired extent.
Eggs for the salad, you can chop in different ways. Most Housewives prefer to do it through the grinder, grater or with a knife. There is another way. Put a boiled egg in a glass or Cup, and then mash it with a fork. You'll get a finely chopped product is used to prepare layered salad "Mimosa" or herring under a fur coat.
Advice 2 : How to cook quail eggs
Quail eggs are small, fragile and very useful product. Before to include it in the diet and learn recipes, you need to know how and how much time to boil them.
Benefit of quail eggs
Quail eggs are rich in copper, cobalt, iron, potassium, phosphorus, and vitamins a, B2 and B1. They rarely cause allergic reactions, so it is very useful for children and also for pregnant women. In addition, quail egg contains large amounts of interferon. They are inferior only to the great bustard eggs.
In addition, quail eggs contribute to the removal of radionuclides and to establish the immune and nervous systems, strengthen blood vessels, treatment of headaches, stomach ulcers and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
How to cook quail eggs
Quail eggs, unlike chicken, has never cracked, so when cooking you can put immediately into hot water. Thus, you will subjected to instant cooking, to preserve all their useful properties. For cooking soft boiled eggs, it is enough to cook 1.5 minutes, and to cook them hard boiled, increase this time to 5 minutes. If the testes the Wren is very fresh, cook them for 1 minute longer. To clean up the eggs, remember them between your palms and remove the shell one strap.
In addition, you can surprise your loved poached eggs. To do this in 1 liter of boiling water add 1 tablespoon of salt and 10 grams of vinegar. Now gently breaking the shell, one egg pour into the water. These quail eggs need to boil for 2 minutes, then remove them with a slotted spoon and lay on a plate.
If you are a happy owner of a rice cooker, even easier. Cooking time will tell you the timer. This modern device is very convenient, since eggs cook for a couple, so it does not lose its useful properties.
In any case, do not give children raw or cooked soft-boiled quail eggs. The opinion that quail are not ill with salmonellosis, is a myth. Enter into the diet of baby quail eggs, and chicken, gradually.
Harm quail eggs
Despite the fact that quail eggs are a very healthy product, to abandon their use is necessary in some diseases of the liver and kidneys. So, if you want to introduce them into your diet, consult with a specialist. In addition, it is very important to monitor the shelf life of eggs (40 days at room temperature and 60 days if stored in the refrigerator). Relative humidity should be 75-85%.