Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs.

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs (5-5-5 Method)

  • Author: Mark
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 minutes


  • eggs (as many as you like)
  • 1 cup water


  1. Place your eggs in the pressure cooker on top the steam rack that came with the Instant Pot.
  2. Fill the bottom of the pressure cooker with a cup of water.
  3. Close the lid making sure the valve is set to closed.
  4. Set the Instant Pot to manual setting with high pressure for 5 minutes.
  5. Fill a bowl with ice and water while the eggs come to pressure.
  6. Once you hear the beep indicating the time is done, turn the pressure cooker off and wait 5 mins before performing a NPR (Natural Pressure Release).
  7. After opening the lid use a pair of tongs to transfer the eggs to an ice bath in order to halt the cooking process.
  8. Continue to let the eggs soak in the ice water for 5 mins before peeling them.


Be sure to create a pyramid like structure if you are cooking more than a single layer of eggs.

Hard boiled eggs can be stored in the refrigerator up to 1 week.