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How to Make Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

Do you want to make easy-to-peel hard-boiled eggs? This guide walks you through how to make Instant Pot hard boiled eggs perfectly single time.

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How to Make Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

1. Place eggs in a single layer on the trivet in an Instant Pot and add 1 cup of water.

Fill an Instant Pot with one cup of water, add a trivet and add the hard boiled eggs to make perfect Instant Pot hard boiled eggs.

2. Secure the lid and set it to manual high pressure for 5 minutes.

For perfect Instant Pot hard boiled eggs use the 5-5-5 method. The first 5 is to set the Instant Pot to 5 minutes manual pressure.

3. Allow the Instant Pot to release naturally for 5 minutes.

For perfect Instant Pot hard boiled eggs use the 5-5-5 method. The next five is to let it naturally release for 5 minutes.

4. Next, add the cooked eggs to an ice bath for another 5 minutes.

After cooking the Instant Pot hard boiled eggs, add them to a ice bath to halt the cooking.

WHAT YOU NEED TO MAKE HARD-BOILED EGGS

  • Eggs: Depending on the size Instant Pot and trivet, cook half a dozen to a dozen eggs at a time.
  • Water: Be sure there to include one cup of water in the Instant Pot to allow the eggs to cook under pressure.

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COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT INSTANT POT HARD BOILED EGGS

How do you make Instant Pot hard boiled eggs using the 5-5-5 method?

This technique requires three steps- 5 minutes high pressure, 5 minutes natural release, and 5 minutes ice cold water.


How do you peel hard-boiled eggs fast?

Peeling hard-boiled eggs begins with well-cooked eggs! Following the instructions in this how-to guide is your first step toward easy-to-peel-eggs. Begin with the wide end of the egg (the side with the air pocket). Chip the shell and then use your thumb to get under the shell. Slide until you have removed the outer shell; if you’re struggling to remove it, try peeling them in a bowl of cool water.


How long will hard-boiled eggs keep in the fridge?

Hard-boiled eggs are good for up to 7 days in the fridge as long as the eggshells remain intact.

How to Make Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

Cooking hard-boiled eggs in the Instant Pot has become the standard in our home; it's tried and true, and yields perfectly cooked and easy-to-peel eggs each time.
Active Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: instant pot hard boiled eggs
Yield: 8 eggs
Author: Tressa Jamil

Ingredients

  • 6-12 eggs
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  • Place eggs in a single layer on the trivet in an Instant Pot and add 1 cup of water.
  • Secure the lid and set it to manual high pressure for 5 minutes.
  • Allow the Instant Pot to release naturally for 5 minutes.
  • Next, add the cooked eggs to an ice bath for another 5 minutes.

Notes

  • Add as many eggs as you would like, but be careful not to stack them too close to one another; this can cause eggs to crack due to movement inside the pressure cooker.

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