Instant Pot Soft Boiled Eggs

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This recipe makes perfectly cooked soft boiled eggs with a liquid yolk. You’ll love how easy it is to make Instant Pot Soft Boiled Eggs.

Instant Pot Soft Boiled Egg, sliced in half

Soft Boiled Eggs in the Instant Pot

If you like soft boiled eggs, then this is the recipe for you! It’s so convenient to cook up as many soft boiled eggs as you need, in the instant pot. Perfect for a quick breakfast or to make a big batch of eggs at once. These soft boiled eggs are delicious when spread on toast, a sandwich, or even a bowl of ramen.

And they’re so nutritious! Soft boiled eggs are a great way to get more protein. They are yummy when topped with light seasonings or you can add them to all sorts of dishes to make the meals more filling. When you can cook a bunch of soft boiled eggs in just 5 minutes, you’ll find so many yummy ways to serve them.

Looking for more easy egg recipes? Check out Air Fryer Fried Sunny Side Up Eggs

, Air Fryer Scrambled Eggs, and Air Fryer Hard Boiled Eggs. All nutritious and delicious!

Soft Boiled Egg in front of instant pot

How To Make Instant Pot Soft Boiled Eggs

Pour a cup of water into the instant pot. Place metal rack inside, if you have one. Gently add egg(s) to rack.

Close lid of instant pot and turn valve to sealing position. Cook at 5 minutes on high pressure. When cooking time is up, quick release the steam. Once the pin has dropped, open the instant pot and carefully remove metal rack containing eggs.

Place eggs in an ice water bath for about 1-2 minutes. Then peel eggs and enjoy!

Instant Pot Soft Boiled Egg on a plate

Cooking Tips

  • Cook as many eggs you want, the cooking time and amount of cooking water remain the same
  • The metal rack is for convenience; if you don’t have one, just place the eggs directly in the water
  • Placing cooked eggs in ice water makes them easier to peel

fork in Instant Pot Soft Boiled Egg

Can You Boil Eggs in the Pressure Cooker?

Yes! The pressure cooker is the easiest and quickest way to boil eggs, both soft and hard. Just be sure to add a cup of water to the instant pot for proper cooking. This amount of water is the same no matter how many eggs you are cooking. You can also use a metal rack to make it easier to remove the cooked eggs from the hot instant pot.

Instant Pot Soft Boiled Egg sliced open on a plate

What To Serve With Instant Pot Soft Boiled Eggs

These deliciously soft eggs are perfect alongside classic breakfast foods also made in the instant pot: Instant Pot Breakfast Sausage Links, Instant Pot Bacon, and Instant Pot Cinnamon Apples.

Or use these eggs in yummy lunch recipes to take a meal to the next level! Try a Japanese Soba Noodle Bowl Mason Jar SaladEasy Chicken Pasta Salad, or Instant Pot Burgers Recipe.

fork holding piece of Instant Pot Soft Boiled Egg

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Instant Pot Soft Boiled Eggs

This recipe makes perfectly cooked soft boiled eggs with a liquid yolk. You'll love how easy it is to make Instant Pot Soft Boiled Eggs.
Prep Time2 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
cooling time2 minutes
Total Time9 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Eggs, Instant Pot
Keyword: Instant Pot Soft Boiled Eggs
Cooking Method: Instant Pot
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 63kcal

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup ice water

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Instructions

  • Pour a cup of water into the instant pot.
  • Place metal rack inside, if you have one. Gently add egg(s) to rack.
  • Close lid of instant pot and turn valve to sealing position.
  • Cook at 5 minutes on high pressure.
  • When cooking time is up, quick release the steam.
  • Once the pin has dropped, open the instant pot and carefully remove metal rack containing eggs.
  • Place eggs in an ice water bath for about 1-2 minutes. Then peel eggs and enjoy!

Notes

  • Cook as many eggs you want, the cooking time and amount of cooking water remain the same
  • The metal rack is for convenience; if you don't have one, just place the eggs directly in the water
  • Placing cooked eggs in ice water makes them easier to peel
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 63kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.3g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 61mg | Sugar: 0.2g | Vitamin A: 238IU | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg
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