Easy Instant Pot Boiled Eggs

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Instant Pot Boiled Eggs come out perfect every single time! Whether you like a 3 minute soft boiled egg or a 6 minute hard-boiled, the Instant Pot method makes your wish of a perfectly cooked egg into reality. REALLY!

No waiting for the water to boil, no wondering if you took to long to cover them with ice-cold water, no shells stuck to the eggs, no ugly hard-boiled eggs ever again!

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WHAT DO YOU NEED TO MAKE INSTANT POT BOILED EGGS

You will need an Instant Pot or some sort of pressure cooker.

  • This 👆 Instant Pot is the one I have and I love it. It’s lightweight, easy to use, and so easy to clean. I’ll be honest, I haven’t mastered most of the settings but just to finally have perfect hard-boiled eggs is worth every penny. No more ugly, gnarly looking hard-boiled eggs!
  • The next 2 items are raw eggs and 1 cup of water! That’s it folks😉
Ingredients and instant pot on a cutting board with flowers in the background

HOW TO MAKE INSTANT POT HARD BOILED EGGS

Instant Pot hard boiled eggs are so simple and messup free!

  1. Place the eggs in the bottom of the Instant Pot pot.
  2. Pour 1 cup of water over the eggs.
  3. Seal the Instant Pot lid.
  4. Set to pressure cook, custom, set time, then start.
  5. When the pot beeps, vent the steam.
  6. Drain the boiled water, run cool water over the eggs, then cover with ice.
  7. Wait 2 minutes then shell your perfect eggs!

PRO NOTES:

Set time depending on desired doneness.

  • semi runny…3 minutes.
  • soft…4 minutes
  • medium done…5 minutes
  • done and hard-boiled…6 minutes
steps 1 and 2 before and after cooking eggs

INSTANT POT EGGS…SHELLED

I don’t know about you but shelling hard-boiled eggs was a crapshoot for me…until now! Just crack the hard-boiled eggs on the side of your sink, shell it under running water, and just feel the shells melt off your egg! I’m serious! It’s a miracle!!!

Shelled eggs with shells in a white bowl and on a grey and white dish towel

RECIPES FOR EGGS

Eggs are considered the perfect food…no wonder they go in anything. Below are a few recipes I make on a regular basis:

Curry Dill Deviled Eggs…these are so good anytime not just for Easter!

Egg Salad with any Curry Dill Deviled Eggs I have left over.

Avocado Toast with a fried eggs on top! Oh My Goodness, it’s good!

Sweet Potato Hash with a soft boiled (3 minute egg) would be super fantastic for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

NO INSTANT POT? NO WORRIES!

Hey, if an Instant Pot isn’t in your future then follow my easy stovetop, super simple, method for hard boileds. Foolproof and perfect! How To Boil the Perfect 5 Minute Egg and How To Boil the Perfect 10 Minute Egg!

Have an Egg-ce-lant Day!

Easy Instant Pot Boiled Eggs

Perfect Instant Pot Boiled Eggs every single time. You need eggs, 1 cup of water, and an Instant Pot.
Course Anytime Meal, Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword hard boiled eggs, instant pot eggs, soft boiled eggs
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 75kcal
Author Elise

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients

  • 4-8 raw eggss
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  • Place the eggs in the bottom of the Instant Pot pot.
  • Pour 1 cup of water over the eggs.Seal the Instant Pot lid.
  • Set to pressure cook, custom, set time, then start.
  • When the pot beeps, vent the steam.
  • Drain boiled water, run cool water over the eggs, then cover with ice.
  • Wait 2 minutes then shell your perfect eggs!

Notes

Set time depending on desired doneness.
  • semi runny…3 minutes.
  • soft…4 minutes
  • medium done…5 minutes
  • done and hard-boiled…6 minutes
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Nutrition

Calories: 75kcal

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