How to Make the Perfect Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs



  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup water


  1. Place the stainless steel trivet into the bottom of the Instant Pot, then add the eggs, and pour in water.
  2. Replace lid and close Instant Pot.  Turn the seal into the lock position.
  3. Cook on high pressure by pressing MANUAL +5 minutes. 
  4. When the timer goes off, naturally release pressure for 5 minutes.
  5. Prepare an ice bath by adding 1 cup of ice to a large bowl and also fill with 1 cup of water. Remove the lid and add eggs to the prepared ice bath.  Let cool for 5 minutes before peeling.

** Add 1-2 additional minutes of cooking time for firmer yolks **


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