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Instant Pot Hard Boiled Egg

Perfectly cooked and easy to peel, you'll love making Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs. It is so quick and easy to use the pressure cooker to make your eggs in that you'll want to make them in the Instant Pot every time!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Boiled Eggs, eggs, Instant Pot hard boiled eggs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 12 eggs
Calories 70kcal


  • 12 eggs
  • 1 cup water


  • Place the steaming rack in the bottom of your 6-quart Instant Pot. Pour 1 cup of water inside of the Instant Pot. The water level should be just a little below the steamer basket.
    water being poured inside of an instant pot
  • Arrange the eggs on the rack in an even layer. Close the Instant Pot with the lid and set the valve to “sealing.”
    Eggs inside of an Instant pot
  • Set the pressure to high for 4 minutes. Cooking time begins to count when the Instant Pot gets pressure. Depending on the type of the Instant Pot, it will take about 10-15 minutes to come to full pressure.
    Instant Pot set to pressure cook for four minutes.
  • Do a natural release pressure for 3 minutes before switching the pressure valve to the venting position. Open the lid and carefully transfer the eggs to an bowl filled with very ice cold water. The eggs will cool down in about 5 minutes.
    Eggs in an ice bath.
  • Peel the eggs and discard the eggs shells. Eat immediately or transfer them to a glass container and place in the fridge. It will be good in the fridge for up 1 week.
    A hand holding up a half peeled hard boiled egg


Serving: 1/12 | Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 185mg | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 70mg