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Boiled Eggs in the Instant Pot

  • Total Time: 27 minutes


  • 1 cup water
  • Large Eggs, up to 12
  • water and ice


  1. Pour 1 cup of water into the Instant Pot.
  2. Add trivet insert to the bottom of the Instant Pot.
  3. Place eggs on the trivet in one layer.
  4. Close the lid of the Instant Pot and place the pressure valve in the sealed position.
  5. Set the Instant Pot to manual pressure, high pressure for 5 minutes.
  6. Once finished, allow the Instant Pot to naturally release for 5 minutes. Then quick release if it's not finished releasing the pressure.
  7. Immediately pour water into the Instant Pot and carefully add some ice. Allow the eggs to cool in the ice bath for 5 minutes.
  8. Peel immediately for best results.
  9. Keep in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.


  • I can fit 12 eggs in my 6-quart Instant Pot. 
  • Instead of adding an ice bath to the Instant Pot, prepare an ice bath in a separate bowl. And once the eggs are finished cooling, gently transfer them to the ice bath with tongs. 
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast, Extras
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: breakfast, side dish