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Hard Boiled eggs in the instant pot

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs is the perfect way to cook your eggs. The shell peels off almost in one whole piece! You will never boil your eggs again after trying this 5-5-5 method.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword 5-5-5 hard boiled eggs, easy peel hard boiled egg, instant pot hard boiled eggs, perfect hard boiled egg
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12 eggs


  • 12 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • Instant Pot


  • Set the metal trivet that came with your Instant Pot inside the pot. 
    Carefully lay the eggs on the trivet.
    Pour the water into the pot
  • Close the pot lid and lock the pressure valve to "seal". Set the Instant Pot to pressure cook on high for 5 minutes.
    Let the pot do a 5 minute natural release.
    Release the remaining pressure with a quick release.
  • Pull the trivet/eggs out the Instant Pot and place them in an ice bath for 5 minutes. 
    Store in the refrigerator for up to a week.
    Or make my delicious Deviled Egg recipe with your hard boiled eggs!