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Perfect Pressure Cooker Soft, Medium, Hard Boiled Eggs

Here's the method on how to make perfect pressure cooker hard boiled eggs, soft boiled eggs, and medium boiled eggs in the Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker. You may choose the cooking time from 5 minutes to 14 minutes depending on the type of yolk consistency you like.
Total Time 7 mins


  • Extra-large eggs - straight from the fridge
  • 1 cup cold water


  • Place Eggs in Pressure Cooker: Place a steamer rack in the pressure cooker. Add exactly 1 cup (250ml) of cold water in the pot. Place the eggs at the center of the rack.
    Close lid, then turn Venting Knob to Sealing position.
  • Pressure Cook Eggs: Pressure cook at Low Pressure for your desired consistency (Soft Boiled Egg: 5 minutes to Hard Boiled Eggs: 14 minutes) + immediately Quick Release (Instant Pot: press the cancel button right away as well). Open the lid.
    *Pro Tip: For large eggs, reduce the pressure cooking time by 1 minute.
  • Serve: Immediately place the eggs in a bowl of cold water for 30 seconds. Rinse the eggs under cold running water for 5 seconds. Then, pour out the water in the bowl and refill it with cold water and place the eggs back into the bowl for another 3 minutes. Peel the egg in running tap water. Serve & enjoy~


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Author: Amy + Jacky
Calories: 63kcal


Calories: 63kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 75mg | Potassium: 61mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 238IU | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg