Pressure Cooker Hard-Boiled Eggs Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Pressure Cooker Hard-Boiled Eggs Recipe
  • READY IN 46 mins

Pressure Cooker Hard-Boiled Eggs

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"If you happen to raise your own chickens or have access to really fresh eggs, a pressure cooker is the best way to make hard-cooked eggs. It doesn't really save time (the pressure cooker's usual claim to fame), but here's why it's great: it actually makes fresh eggs easy to peel!"

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Original recipe makes 8 eggs Change Servings
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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    6 mins
  • READY IN

    46 mins

Directions

  1. Fill pressure cooker with the minimum amount of water specified by the manufacturer. Place eggs in the steamer basket above the water. Seal the lid and bring the pressure cooker up to low pressure.
  2. Cook, maintaining low pressure, for 6 minutes. Remove the pressure cooker from heat and allow the pressure to drop for 5 minutes.
  3. Combine cold water and ice in a large bowl.
  4. Use the quick-release method to open the pressure cooker. Transfer the hot eggs to the ice water using an oven mitt or spoon. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Letting the pressure cooker reach high pressure will cause the eggs to crack.
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Reviews More Reviews

Jun 19, 2014

I started boiling eggs in my pressure cooker recently and I love it! For my instant pot, I use the steam setting. Much easier to peel! (although my friend's farm-fresh eggs were still a challenge)

 
Jul 04, 2014

perfect

 

7 Ratings

May 19, 2014

Perfection! I have been looking for a way to make pickled eggs. I have a good pickling recipe, but getting the hard boiled eggs properly cooked and out of the shells was a hassle. Now it is easy as can be.

 
Jan 24, 2015

This is my favorite way of making hard-boiled eggs. The eggs turn out perfectly and slide out of their shells. I accidentally skipped the part about allowing the pressure to drop for five minutes before quick-releasing the lid, but my eggs still turned out well.

 
Dec 27, 2014

Perfect cooking times. With the Insta-Pot we use the steam setting with low pressure. Remove eggs from the ice bath in about three minutes and peel.

 
Feb 08, 2015

Terrific way to make easy peel eggs!

 
Feb 01, 2015

Love cooking eggs this way. I didn't follow the directions completely. Having read reviews across the web, I decided to cook on manual rather than steam. I place 5 eggs on the trivet and added 2 cups of water for 3 minutes, then let it naturally release for 5 minutes - they came out medium - almost hard with a nice small dark area in the middle. Peeled perfectly - very happy with my first time experience with pressure cooking eggs!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 143 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.8 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 423 mg
  • 141%
  • Fat
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Protein
  • 12.6 g
  • 25%
  • Sodium
  • 158 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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