Instant Pot Poached Eggs

Poached Eggs on a toasted bread on a decorated white plate

The quick and easy recipe you can have for breakfast or any time you want.

Make Instant Pot Poached Eggs Toast in only 3 minutes!

Poached Eggs on a toasted bread on a decorated white plate

So if you are tired of hard-boiled eggs and scrambled eggs, this recipe is for you. We guarantee you'll continue to return to this hack again and again πŸ™‚

All you need are just two ingredients: eggs and water. That’s it!

Use fresh large eggs for the best result.

How many eggs can I make at once?

As much as your Instant Pot can take. Regardless of the number of eggs you make, the cooking time will remain the same.

How long should I keep the steam on?

Set the Instant Pot to Low Steam and adjust the time according to the consistency you prefer.

  • 1 minute for a runny yolk
  • 2 minutes for a soft set yolk

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What kind of bowl should I use?

I have used glass bowls here.

You can use silicone cups, or ceramic bowls to make these poached eggs, which ensure they turn out amazing fit also.

What to serve it with?

Serve them alongside hash brown breakfast casserole, scalloped potatoes, rice pudding, or perhaps a basic strawberry smoothie.

Getting your day going with a filling, high protein, and complete breakfast has never been simpler!

Instant Pot Poached Eggs

How long can I keep it stored?

You can store the poached eggs for around 2 days, in an air-tight holder in the refrigerator.

While serving again, carry a pot of water to a turning bubble over high heat.

Switch off the oven and utilizing a spoon, tenderly lower the poached egg in the water and let it sit for 30 to 60 seconds.

Then, at that point take with an opened spoon on a plate fixed with a paper tissue and it is fit to be served.

How to make Instant Pot Poached Eggs?

You are going to need just 2 ingredients.

The Eggs and Water.

Instant Pot Poached Eggs

Take three bowls.

Instant Pot Poached Eggs

Crack the eggs into the bowls and pour some water onto them.

Instant Pot Poached Eggs

Take your Instant Pot, put the stand into it, and pour some water.

Instant Pot Poached Eggs

Place bowls on the stand.

Set the Instant Pot to Low Stream for 1 minute.

Instant Pot Poached Eggs

Do a Quick Release.

Instant Pot Poached Eggs

Get a toast.

Instant Pot Poached Eggs

Dish out the Poached Eggs onto the toast.

Instant Pot Poached Eggs

And your Instant Pot Poached Eggs are ready to be served πŸ™‚

Instant Pot Poached Eggs

Tips for the perfect Instant Pot Poached Eggs

Timings for eggs poached in an instant pot rely upon various things:

  • The materials of the containers you use
  • Elevation
  • The size of your instant pot,
  • The temperature of the ingredients etc.

I read on different online journals that the eggs ought to be cooked on high for 4-5 minutes for a completely runny yolk yet mine was prepared in only 1-2 minutes and the yolk was delicately cooked as of now.

So I propose poaching one egg and start with a 1-minute clock.

Then, at that point go up on the off chance that you think the consistency isn't up as you would prefer.

Whenever you have sorted out the right planning for yourself, poach various eggs together.

I don't cover the eggs with foil while poaching which implies that there will be a couple of drops of water buildup over them.

I simply spill it out.

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Poached Eggs on a toasted bread on a decorated white plate

Instant Pot Poached Eggs

You can make the perfectly poached eggs in an Instant Pot easily.
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Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Snack
Cuisine: Paleo
Keyword: brunch, eggs, toast
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Servings: 3
Author: Corrie


  • 3 eggs
  • 3 teaspoon water for the eggs
  • 1 cup water for the Instant Pot


  • Crack each egg into a small bowl. Make sure you don't break the yolk
  • Add 1 teaspoon of water into each bowl.
  • Pour 1 cup of water into the Instant Pot
  • Place a trivet on the bottom of the Instant Pot.
  • Place egg bowls on the trivet.
  • Close the lid and cook on low steam for 1 minute.
  • When cooking time is complete, do a quick pressure release.
  • Open the lid and take out the bowls.
  • Flip the bowls over a toast and enjoy πŸ™‚


Serving: 100g Calories: 63kcal Carbohydrates: 1g Protein: 6g Fat: 4g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 164mg Sodium: 67mg Potassium: 61mg Sugar: 1g Vitamin A: 238IU Calcium: 27mg Iron: 1mg


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13 thoughts on “Instant Pot Poached Eggs

  1. 4 stars
    Hi. I tried your recipe to the T. The only difference is that I made them in silicone muffin liners and 1 minute was definitely enough. I will play with 2 minutes or maybe even 3. Thanks for your recipe

  2. 5 stars
    Great idea. I used silicone muffin liners and it worked well as well. Just a small note, my IP does not say Low Steam. It only says Less Medium High for steam. Low and high is reserved for pressure cooking. Thanks for recipe.

    1. It's best to have them closer to room temperature, but this recipe will still work with eggs straight from the refrigerator.

    1. Many department stores or home goods stores will have them, or you can order online through Amazon or another retailer.

  3. Love this idea! I've been looking for a rounded bottom glass bowl this size and can't seem to find one that's oven safe (or Instant Pot Safe). Do you know what brand your glass bowls are?

    Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

  4. I've wanted to do poached eggs for ages! Now I feel I can do so using my IP. Thanks for making it sound so easy.

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