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Hard Boiled Eggs In The Instant Pot

A no fuss way to make hard boiled eggs that peel perfectly EVERY time!
Course Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Keyword Pasture raised, Peels So Easy, Perfect Yolks
Author MommaDarlin


  • 1 cup water
  • 6 cups ice water
  • 1-12 eggs

Cooking equipment

  • Instant Pot or pressure cooker
  • Rack insert


  1. Insert metal rack into the Instant Pot
  2. Add 1 cup water
  3. Add eggs

  4. Put lid on and set valve to "sealing"

  5. Pressure cook on high for 5 minutes

  6. Allow pressure to naturally release for 5 minutes and do a quick release

  7. Once pressure has been released, put eggs in the ice bath for 5 minutes.

  8. Store in the fridge for up to 1 week or peel and eat right away.

Recipe Notes

This is the 5-5-5 method:

  • cook for 5
  • natural release for 5
  • ice bath for 5

I would recommend cooking a very small batch first to make sure the 5 minute cook time gives you the eggs you desire. Some people prefer their eggs VERY done while others may prefer a tiny bit of softness in the yolks. Let me know how long you cook yours and how they turn out! :)