To boil a perfect boiled egg every time, you would need to boil the water the same way each time with the simplest steps to minimize making mistakes. How do you usually boil your eggs? What kind of boiled eggs do you like? Avoid overcooking your eggs by learning how to time your eggs correctly in the video below! I like the eggs at the 8-minute mark. It also depends on what you’re planning on making as a more boiled egg is more suitable for use in a deviled eggs recipe.