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How to Make Perfect Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs. After extensive testing this is a proven method for perfectly cooked eggs that peel like a dream (no shell cracking when cooking too)- BoulderLocavore.com

How to Make Perfect Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

This three part method of cooking hard boiled eggs in the Instant Pot is a proven success!  The cooking time is based on altitude and is rounded to a the nearest minute.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword instant pot hard boiled eggs
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 1 dependent on quantity of eggs used
Calories 62 kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cold tap water
  • Large eggs (any amount)
  • Ice and cold water (for an ice bath)
  • 6-quart Instant Pot

Instructions

  1. Place the rack that comes with the Instant Pot in the insert. Pour in the 1 cup cold tap water. Add the eggs on the rack. 

    How to Make Perfect Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs. After extensive testing this is a proven method for perfectly cooked eggs that peel like a dream (no shell cracking when cooking too)- BoulderLocavore.com
  2. seal the lid of the Instant Pot positioning the pressure vent to SEALING.

    How to Make Perfect Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs. After extensive testing this is a proven method for perfectly cooked eggs that peel like a dream (no shell cracking when cooking too)- BoulderLocavore.com
  3. Select MANUAL, HIGH PRESSURE and using the "=/-" buttons insert the correct time for your altitude: 0-3,000 feet=8 minutes, 3,000-5,000 feet=9 minutes, 5,000-7,000 feet=10 minutes.
    How to Make Perfect Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs. After extensive testing this is a proven method for perfectly cooked eggs that peel like a dream (no shell cracking when cooking too)- BoulderLocavore.com
  4. When the cooking time has completed allow the Instant Pot to naturally release for 5 minutes then release the remaining pressure.
    How to Make Perfect Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs. After extensive testing this is a proven method for perfectly cooked eggs that peel like a dream (no shell cracking when cooking too)- BoulderLocavore.com
  5. Place the eggs (carefully using an oven mitt or kitchen towel, they will be very hot) into a bowl with cold water and ice for 5 minutes. Remove and peel or store in the refrigerator.
    How to Make Perfect Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs. After extensive testing this is a proven method for perfectly cooked eggs that peel like a dream (no shell cracking when cooking too)- BoulderLocavore.com

Recipe Notes

NOTE on Total Time: The total time listed accounts for the cooking time, slow release of 5 minutes, water/ice bath for 5 times and time for the Instant Pot to come to pressure. The time for the latter is an estimate and it could take longer to come to pressure.

Nutrition Information
is based on 1 hard boiled egg. Multiply times the number you make for complete information.

Nutrition Facts
How to Make Perfect Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 62 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 163mg54%
Sodium 62mg3%
Potassium 60mg2%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 240IU5%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.