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How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs in an Instant Pot

Making hard boiled eggs in an Instant Pot is incredibly easy and results in perfect eggs every time! If you’re looking for a foolproof way to make hard boiled eggs, then this is the method for you. With just a few simple steps, you’ll have perfect, easy to peel, hard boiled eggs every time!

How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs in an Instant Pot

Making hard boiled eggs in an Instant Pot is incredibly easy and results in perfect eggs every time that are so easy to peel! If you’re looking for a foolproof way to make hard boiled eggs, then this is the method for you. With just a few simple steps, you’ll have perfect hard boiled eggs!

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs in an Instant Pot

Prep Time:1 minute
Cook Time:15 minutes
Yield: 12

Ingredients

  • Up to 12 eggs
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 bowl ice water (water with a couple ice cubes)

Notes

Kid Tip: Let your kids help peel the eggs as age appropriate.
 
 
We love serving these plain for snack or mealtime, on toast with some avocado, or in our Avocado Egg Salad. Their so versatile and perfect for the entire family!
 
Egg Cook Time:
~3 minutes: soft, runny yolks
4-5 minutes: firmer whites and jammy yolks
6-7 minutes for hard, fully set yolks and whites

Instructions

  • Make sure your steamer rack is in and add 1 cup of cold water in the bottom of your Instant Pot.
  • Arrange your eggs in a single layer on top of the rack.
  • Close your Instant Pot lid and turn the steam valve to the sealing position.
  • Set your Instant Pot to manual/pressure cook, high pressure, and set the cook time to 3-7 minutes (depending on your preference for how cooked want the eggs *see notes section for details).
  • When finished cooking, do quick release to let out the steam and pressure based on manufacturer's directions.
  • Add your eggs to a bowl of ice water for 1 minute to cool. Remove the eggs from the ice water and peel!
  • Enjoy right away or store in your fridge for later.