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How To Coddle An Egg
Cook Time: 1 min
Cold Water Bath: 1 min
Total Time: 2 mins

Learn how to coddle an egg to use in mayonnaise and salad dressings. Perfect when feeding kids, the immune-compromised, and pregnant women.

Course: Breakfast, Condiments
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coddled egg for mayo, coddled egg tutorial, How To Coddle An Egg, when to use a coddled egg
Servings: 1 servings
Calories: 62 kcal
Author: Alyssa Brantley
5 from 9 votes
close up of white eggs on a gray platter with colorful linen for coddled eggs
  • 1 egg or more depending on recipe
  • boiling water
  • ice bath
Necessary Equipment:
  • spider strainer or slotted spoon
  1. Bring a small pot of water to a boil. While water is heating up, set up an ice bath in a small bowl (just lots of ice and cold water).
  2. Once water is boiling, gently submerge egg in boiling water for exactly 1 minute (if you let it go longer, the white and yolk may be too firm). Immediately remove and place in ice bath for 1 minute.

  3. Crack open and use in recipe as directed.
Nutrition Facts
How To Coddle An Egg
Amount Per Serving
Calories 62 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 163mg54%
Sodium 62mg3%
Potassium 60mg2%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 240IU5%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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