Instant Pot Boiled Eggs

How to achieve the perfect soft, medium and hard boiled eggs in the instant pot.

With a million different methods for Instant Pot Boiled Eggs it can get confusing. We’re breaking it down to show you the easiest way, that results in a flawless egg every time.

Instant Pot Boiled Eggs

How to boil eggs in Instant Pot 

To begin, add your cold eggs onto the trivet and keep them spaced for even cooking. Next, pour over the eggs 1 cup of cold tap water. Then you will place the lid on the Instant Pot, lock and set vent to sealed potion. To achieve a perfect medium cooked boiled egg (pictured above) set the Instant Pot to high pressure for 3 minutes. Once the 3 minute countdown ends very quickly release all the pressure and run cold tap water over the eggs to stop the cooking. Allow the entire pot to fill with cold water in the sink and let the boiled eggs sit for 5-10 minutes in the water.

 

Instant Pot Boiled Eggs

How to make soft medium and hard boiled eggs

1 cup of cold water for 6 quart and 1.5 cups of water for an 8 quart Instant Pot

  1. Soft boiled eggs- High pressure for 1 minutes. Then quick release and cold water bath for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Medium boiled eggs- High pressure for 3 minutes. Then quick release and cold water bath for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Hard boiled eggs- High pressure for 5 minutes. Then quick release and cold water bath for 5-10 minutes.

Tips for Instant Pot Boiled Eggs

Most importantly, don’t over think it all. This is one of the easiest things that you will make in your Instant Pot. Use this perfected method and simply tweak up or down a minute or so depending how your first batch turns out. This will help you to find your favorite cooking time for the most delicious boiled eggs.

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Instant Pot Boiled Eggs

Instant Pot Boiled Eggs


Ingredients

Scale

8 cold eggs

6qt1 cup cold tap water  8qt-1.5 cups cold tap water


Instructions

Place the eggs on the trivet in the Instant Pot

Pour cold water over eggs

Place lid on the instant pot and set vent to sealing position

Cook on high pressure- Soft boiled eggs-1 minutes Medium boiled eggs- 3 minutes Hard boiled eggs- 5 minutes

Quick release the valve and rapidly immerse the eggs in a cold water bath for 5-10 minutes

Peal the eggs, slice and top with salt and pepper, everything but the bagel seasoning, or other desired toppings

Notes

1 cup of cold water for 6 quart and 1.5 cups of water for an 8 quart Instant Pot

  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Pressure Cooked

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 72
  • Sugar: 0.2g
  • Sodium: 72.2mg
  • Fat: 4.8g
  • Carbohydrates: 0.4g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 6.3g
  • Cholesterol: 186mg

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