If you are looking for a way to cook easy peel hard boiled eggs so the shells practically peel themselves, check out this method using the Instant Pot!
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Hard boiled eggs are a favorite in our house, but I didn’t make them that often because…well, peeling them is a pain. That is until I started cooking them in the Instant Pot. Now that I use the pressure cooker, I get perfect easy peel hard boiled eggs every time.
Not only are hard boiled eggs a snack that both my kids will eat, but I am also the designated potato salad and deviled egg maker for family get-togethers. Hard boiled eggs don’t need to be pretty for my potato salad recipe, but who wants to eat a deviled egg that already looks partially chewed?
That mental image really gets you salivating, doesn’t it?
No need to worry about this with pressure cooker hard boiled eggs. They turn out perfectly every single time. Follow these steps, and you will get easy peel hard boiled eggs with no effort.
Seriously, the eggs will practically be throwing their shells at you.
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Easy Peel Hard Boiled Eggs
Place the trivet that comes with the Instant Pot in the bottom of the inner pot. If yours didn’t come with one, check out this silicone one here.
Place your eggs on top of the trivet, leaving some space between each egg if possible. I have made up to 18 eggs at a time, but the more eggs you make the more likely some will crack open while cooking.
Add one cup of water to the bottom of the pot. Lock on your lid, place the vent to “sealing” and using the manual setting, set your timer for 7 minutes at high pressure.
Once done, do a quick release to let out the pressure. Give the eggs a 6-minute ice bath (you can do this inside the Instant Pot).
Peel immediately. The shells will just slide right off.
How easy was that?
You can store the peeled eggs in a container in the fridge for up to a week. They will be ready for recipes or a quick grab-and-go snack.
Now my hard boiled eggs only look partially chewed when my 5-year-old decides to eat part of one before putting it back as a special treat for the next person to find.
He’s sweet like that.
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