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Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggsare so easy to make and cook the MOST PERFECT eggs every single time.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cool in ice bath 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 62kcal


  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • metal rack that comes with the Instant Pot


  • Place the metal rack in the bottom of the instant pot. (the one that came with it)
  • Pour 1 cup of water into the bottom of the pressure cooker.
  • Place eggs carefully on top of the rack.
  • Seal the top on tightly and turn top knob to seal the cooker to high pressure.
  • Set the manual cooking time to 5 minutes (by pushing the manual button and adjusting the timer to 5 minutes)
  • After cooking , set a timer for 5 minutes and let the pressure release naturally.
  • Then quick release the remaining pressure by placing a towel over the top knob and turning it.
  • Carefully remove the hot eggs and place them immediately in a bowl of water full of ice. (aka ice bath)
  • After 5 minutes, you can easily peel the eggs.


For Medium Eggs reduce cook time by 1 minute
For Extra Large Eggs increase cook time by 1 minute 
For soft boiled eggs reduce cook time by 2 minutes on all sizes.


Calories: 62kcal | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 64mg | Potassium: 60mg | Vitamin A: 240IU | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 0.8mg