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  • snowswamp
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    • Dec 2017
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    • Lakewood, CO
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    Egg-tastic

    My friend has an Intant Pot and is enjoying it. However, she didn’t realize she could cook a bucket full of hard boiled eggs with only a cup of water in her Instant Pot. Now her love of eggs has gone to a new level.

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  • treesmacker
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    • May 2018
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    #2
    I absolutely love the way hard boiled eggs turn out of the instant pot. Here is the link I learned from...

    https://www.pressurecookrecipes.com/...d-boiled-eggs/

    I do "large" eggs, 12 minutes, low pressure, quick release, ice bath - perfect hard boiled for my taste.

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    • NapMaster
      NapMaster commented
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      I'll have to try that. Never even considered using the IP for eggs. Thanks for the tip.

    • snowswamp
      snowswamp commented
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      That’s the same site I used! My times are different though. I had to experiment a little to get it dialed in but it’s great to set it and not have to worry.
  • Timbo54
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    • May 2018
    • 127
    • Roseville , Ca

    #3
    Using my Mirro-matic pressure cooker, jumbo eggs , 5 psi , and 15 min., ice bath and easy peel. I've tried 10 and 15 psi and had crushed eggs.

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    • Thunder77
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      • Jul 2014
      • 2605
      • Halethorpe, MD
      • Weber 22.5" Kettle with SnS Brinkmann 5 burner gasser. Akorn Kamado, and Akorn Jr kamado. Love grilling steaks, ribs, and chicken. Need to master smoked salmon Favorite cool weather beer: Sam Adams Octoberfest Favorite warm weather beer: Yuengling Traditional Lager All-time favorite drink: Single Malt Scotch

      #4
      Definitely love the Instant Pot for eggs! Sooooo easy to peel!

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      • Troutman
        Troutman commented
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        Lol...when I first read what you wrote I thought you said the Instapot made it easy to pee ...
    • RonB
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      • Apr 2016
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      • Near Richmond VA
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      #5
      I just steam large eggs for 12 min in a double boiler. Then 5 min in an ice bath. I also turn the eggs top to bottom half way through to prevent the yoke from having a green edge. I'm at ~ 300' above sea level.

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      • JGrana
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        • Aug 2016
        • 260

        #6
        The IP is great at eggs (and soups, and chili and ... just not BBQ ;-)
        My wife and I have been doing what is called "Jammy Eggs" in the Instant Pot. Think half-way between hard and soft:

        https://healthyinstantpotrecipes.com...t-boiled-eggs/

        We did the Avocado toast once - very good! But our go to is just some medium cooked (jammy) on toast with a nice side of Meatheads Maple Bacon!

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        • snowswamp
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          I like jammy eggs but prefer soft boiled. I went through a few eggs figuring out the timing. It’s been a while but if I remember right, here in Denver, I found 3 minutes on low pressure with quick release does a good job. Two minutes is too short and 4 pushes it to jammy.
      • klflowers
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        • Sep 2015
        • 2295
        • Tennessee

        #7
        I finally got around to doing some eggs in the instant pot. I wanted the yolks hard, so I just used the instant pot directions - 1 cup water, 6 eggs on a steamer rack, hit the "egg" button on the 6QT Ultra. 5 min on high pressure, 5 min natural release and then manual release - perfect eggs every time.

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        • adamcoe
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          • May 2015
          • 142
          • Calgary, AB, Canada

          #8
          Yeah I always found it very touch and go to get nice soft cooked eggs right in that sort of middle region...cooked enough that it's not a river of yolk when you break into them, but somewhere before hard cooked...nice and gooey. Instant Pot nails it every time, it's awesome. I've seriously considered buying a second one so I can do rice in one, and main course in the other. Instant Pot mac and cheese is some great stuff too...takes only a couple of minutes longer than KD but it's a billion times better.

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          • ErikaDeanda
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            • Apr 2019
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            #9
            The best way is to cook the eggs slowly. When the water starts to boil, turn off the heat, cover and let it rest for 10 minutes. Then put the eggs in cold water to stop the cooking process. The key is to put the eggs in cold water for a minute or so after cooking. Last, The egg stripper help to peel the eggs.

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