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instant pot hard boiled eggs

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

A great way to make easy-to-peel hard boiled eggs.
Course Appetizer, Breakfast


  • eggs


  • Add the minimum amount of water to the liner of your Instant Pot. Ex. - 6 quart add 1 cup of water.
  • Place the trivet or egg holder in the bottom of the liner.
  • Arrange raw eggs on top of the trivet/egg holder
  • Close lid and place valve in the sealing position. Pressure cook/Manual on HIGH pressure for 5 minutes *see note
  • Once the cooking time expires, allow for Natural Pressure Release for 5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes of Natural Pressure Release, quick release the remaining pressure.
  • Immediately transfer eggs to a prepared ice water bath for 5 minutes.
  • Peel immediately or store in the refrigerator until ready to use.


Allow extra time for the Instant Pot to come to pressure before the cooking time begins. 
**Cooking time may need to be adjusted based on your preference of hard boiled egg texture. 
It is recommended that you test this method with 1-2 eggs until you achieve the consistency that you prefer. 
Recipe provided by Make Your Meals