How to Make Instant Pot® Hard-boiled Eggs: You'll Never Hard-boil Eggs Any Other Way Again by Donna John

Cooking Tips Breakfast
7 months ago
How to Make Instant Pot® Hard-boiled Eggs: You'll Never Hard-boil Eggs Any Other Way Again

My family loves deviled eggs. One of my most requested recipes is spinach and bacon deviled eggs. But, the process of peeling the eggs always fills me with dread. Anxiety. Avoidance. Especially when making a bunch for Easter!

Don't use really fresh eggs, they say, and the shells will come off easier. Put baking soda in the water, they say, and the shells will just slide off. Add a little vinegar to the water and peeling those cooked eggs will be a walk in the park. I'm calling BS on all of these theories.

If a hard-boiled egg will peel easy is just hit and miss – unless you cook them in an Instant Pot®. If you use your Instant Pot® for just one thing, let it be hard-boiling eggs. It's a hard-boiled egg lovers dream come true.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes

You'll need:

  • 1 cup water
  • eggs

Here's how to do it:

Pour the water into the Instant Pot®. Put the eggs on the rack inside the pot. If you get the actual Instant Pot® egg rack, place the eggs pointy side down and the yolks will center perfectly.

Cook on manual setting for 5 minutes.

Use the natural pressure release for 5 minutes.

Run the cooked eggs under cold water or put in an ice bath for 5 minutes.

Peel! The shells really will just slide off.

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

Instant Pot®: Why I Think It’s the Must-Have Appliance for Your Kitchen!

Healthy Instant Pot® Recipes: How to Make Spiced Red Wine Poached Pears

Instant Pot® Recipes: How to Make Cherry-Rosemary Pork Tenderloin

This Easy Instant Pot® Macaroni & Cheese Recipe Is a Food Coma in the Making

Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Genius! Thanks for the egg peeling hack. Great way to make a not-so-fun chore a breeze, Donna John !
Julie Rose
Want to try this, have been wanting an Instant Pot!

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Perfect Pandesal Recipe: This Easy Filipino Bread Rolls Recipe Is Light, Airy & Delish

Moist Apple Fritter Bread Recipe: This Is the Best Apple Cinnamon Fritter Bread Recipe Ever

Easy Pâte à Choux Recipe: This Is the Magical French Pastry Dough Eclairs & Cream Puffs Are Made Of

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for and get the best of our tips each week!