Never lose half your hard-boiled to the peeling process again. With this easy method, you can cook your eggs to perfection and get them out of their shells without any extra aggravation. Take your eyes off the eggs—because with this method you’ll never have to stare at them simmering on the stove top again. Just place 12 eggs in your pressure cooker with 1 cup of water. Set it for 5 minutes and voila!
How to Cook Hardboiled Eggs in the Instant Pot®
- In 6-quart Instant Pot® insert, place water. Place rack in insert.
- Carefully place 12 eggs on top of rack.
- Secure lid; set pressure valve to SEALING. Select MANUAL; cook on high pressure 5 minutes.
- Select CANCEL. Set pressure valve to VENTING to quick-release pressure.
- Once all the steam is released, remove the lid and transfer cooked eggs to an ice bath. This will help your eggs cool so they will peel easily.
With a dozen eggs at the ready, you can add a protein punch to salads, sandwiches or just make one into a quick snack or breakfast. But our favorite thing to do with a big batch of hard-boiled eggs is to make a party-sized platter of deviled eggs. If you want to do the same, we’re bound to have a recipe that’s right for you—find it here, Deviled Eggs for Every Party.
So now that you know about this super slick hack, there’s no need to fear a knife slip while cutting your butternut squash or a tedious peeling session next time you make hard-boiled eggs. Let the Instant Pot® do the work and that’s just as true at the dinner hour—see for yourself with these Kitchen-Tested Recipes You Need for Your Instant Pot®!