How to Hard Boil Eggs in an Instant Pot

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4 peeled hard-boiled eggs, one cut in half, 2 brown hard boiled eggs, instant pot in background, bowl of egg shells on the right


Perfectly cooked, easy to peel, hard boiled eggs in about 15 minutes! Easy to peel hard boiled eggs are not a myth; simply follow these step by step instructions on how to hard boil eggs in an instant pot. (Also included are instructions on how to soft boil eggs in an instant pot.)

How to Hard Boil Eggs in an Instant Pot

I do not know about you, but I tend to overcook my hard-boiled eggs when I make them on the stove. It also seems to take F-O-R-E-V-E-R to do – apparently, that time-worn saying about “a watched pot never boils” is true.

Other people seem to have issues with undercooking hard boiled eggs.

If you are looking for the easiest method to hard boil eggs, get out your instant pot: perfect hard boiled eggs in about 15 minutes!

How to make Soft Boiled Eggs in an Instant Pot:

Simply follow the instructions below, but pressure cook for 3 minutes instead of 5 minutes.

4 peeled hard boiled eggs; one cut in half, 1 unpeeled brown hard boiled egg


How to Hard Boil Eggs in an Instant Pot Notes:

• Read the directions on your instant pot.

• Follow the directions on your instant pot!

• You want to plunge your cooked, hard-boiled eggs into an ice bath (a bowl large enough to hold water + ice + the cooked eggs), or at the very least a bowl filled with cold water (and keep the cold faucet water running into that bowl of water in the sink) to stop the eggs from cooking more once you have removed them from the instant pot.

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Curried Deviled Eggs Recipe – Tired of the same old deviled eggs? This easy to make recipe spices up your basic humdrum deviled eggs for an interesting and exotic take on the old standard. This flavor-packed curried deviled eggs recipe is simply fabulous!

How to Hard Boil Eggs in an Instant Pot. Perfectly cooked, easy to peel, hard boiled eggs in about 15 minutes! Easy to peel hard boiled eggs are not a myth; simply follow these step by step instructions on how to hard boil eggs in an instant pot. (Also included are instructions on how to soft boil eggs in an instant pot.)


How to Hard Boil Eggs in an Instant Pot Ingredients:

• 6 large Eggs
• 1 cup Water

How to Hard Boil Eggs in an Instant Pot Mise en Place:

Instant Pot
• The trivet that comes with the Instant Pot
Measuring Cup
• Tongs
• Bowl (filled with ice or cold water)

How to Hard Boil Eggs in an Instant Pot. Perfectly cooked, easy to peel, hard boiled eggs in about 15 minutes! Easy to peel hard boiled eggs are not a myth; simply follow these step by step instructions on how to hard boil eggs in an instant pot. (Also included are instructions on how to soft boil eggs in an instant pot.)


How to Hard Boil Eggs in an Instant Pot Directions:

1. Place the trivet inside the Instant Pot insert.
2. Carefully place 6 eggs on the trivet.
3. Add a cup of water.
4. Put the lid on, making sure that the pressure valve is in the “Sealing” position.

How to Hard Boil Eggs in an Instant Pot. Perfectly cooked, easy to peel, hard boiled eggs in about 15 minutes! Easy to peel hard boiled eggs are not a myth; simply follow these step by step instructions on how to hard boil eggs in an instant pot. (Also included are instructions on how to soft boil eggs in an instant pot.)


5. Select the “Pressure Cook” mode. Adjust the ‘Pressure Level’ to “high” and adjust the time, with the “- / +” to 5 minutes.
6. When Instant Pot beeps, let the pressure release the natural way for 5 minutes and then using a thick tea towel, turn the pressure valve to “Venting” position to do the quick release.

How to Hard Boil Eggs in an Instant Pot. Perfectly cooked, easy to peel, hard boiled eggs in about 15 minutes! Easy to peel hard boiled eggs are not a myth; simply follow these step by step instructions on how to hard boil eggs in an instant pot. (Also included are instructions on how to soft boil eggs in an instant pot.)


7. Using tongs, carefully take the eggs out and place them in an ice bath or running cold water for 5 minutes.

How to Hard Boil Eggs in an Instant Pot. Perfectly cooked, easy to peel, hard boiled eggs in about 15 minutes! Easy to peel hard boiled eggs are not a myth; simply follow these step by step instructions on how to hard boil eggs in an instant pot. (Also included are instructions on how to soft boil eggs in an instant pot.)


8. Peel immediately and use in your favorite recipe or store in the air tight container in the fridge for up to a week.

How to Hard Boil Eggs in an Instant Pot. Perfectly cooked, easy to peel, hard boiled eggs in about 15 minutes! Easy to peel hard boiled eggs are not a myth; simply follow these step by step instructions on how to hard boil eggs in an instant pot. (Also included are instructions on how to soft boil eggs in an instant pot.)


Yield: 6

How to Hard Boil Eggs in an Instant Pot

How to Hard Boil Eggs in an Instant Pot

Perfectly cooked, easy to peel, hard boiled eggs in about 15 minutes! Easy to peel hard boiled eggs are not a myth; simply follow these step by step instructions on how to hard boil eggs in an instant pot. (Also included are instructions on how to soft boil eggs in an instant pot.)

Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 6 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 large Eggs
  • 1 cup Water

Instructions

      1. Place the trivet inside the Instant Pot insert.
      2. Carefully place 6 eggs on the trivet.
      3. Add a cup of water.
      4. Put the lid on, making sure that the pressure valve is in the "Sealing" position.
      5. Select the "Pressure Cook" mode. Adjust the 'Pressure Level' to "high" and adjust the time, with the "- / +" to 5 minute.
      6. When Instant Pot beeps, let the pressure release the natural way for 5 minutes and then using a thick tea towel, turn the pressure valve to "Venting" position to do the quick release.
      7. Using tongs, carefully take the eggs out and place them in an ice bath or running cold water for 5 minutes.
      8. Peel immediately and use in your favorite recipe or store in the air tight container in the fridge for up to a week.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 72 Total Fat: 5g Saturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 186mg Sodium: 73mg Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 0g Protein: 6g
Note: for exact nutritional information, consult your dietitian. All nutritional information provided is simply a guideline.

If you would like more instant pot recipes, try these:

Instant Pot Hearty Beef Barley Soup Recipe – Beef barley soup is the ultimate comfort food! This hearty beef barley soup recipe is loaded with beef and vegetables, so thick and delicious it will remind you of grandma’s recipe. Perfect for lunch or dinner, this instant pot beef barley soup is fantastic on a cold day.

Instant Pot Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe – Easy to make, totally delicious, this instant pot cream of mushroom soup so good. The creamy goodness of this mushroom soup will have your family asking for seconds!

Apple, Ham, and Cheese Instant Pot Breakfast Casserole Recipe – This yummy instant pot breakfast recipe is perfect for cooler days. If you have leftover ham, an apple, and some cheese, you are going to want to make this outstanding Apple, Ham, and Cheese Instant Pot Breakfast Casserole Recipe for breakfast today. Yum!


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