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SIMPLE Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10-15
  • Total Time: 15-20 min
  • Yield: 6-12 Eggs 1x
  • Method: Instant pot


  • 612 Eggs (eggs cook best in a single layer, so this will depend on the size of your Instant Pot)
  • Ice
  • Cold Water


  1. Place rack in bottom of Instant Pot – add 1 cup of water.
  2. Layer the eggs in a single layer.
  3. Set timer for 5 minutes on manual setting (*see notes for additional cook times)
  4. Cook then manual release at 5 minutes.
  5. While eggs are cooking, prepare ice bath by adding ice to a large bowl and filling with cold water.
  6. Immediately add eggs to ice bath – this step is important.

NOTES: Cooking times may vary depending on your Instant Pot

Medium Hard Boiled Eggs – Cook for 3 minutes

Hard Boiled Eggs – Cook 4-5 minutes

Well Done Hard Boiled Eggs – Cook 6-7 minutes


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