Air Fryer Hard Boiled Eggs
Making hard-boiled eggs in an air fryer couldn’t be easier! There’s no water to boil, no under- or overcooked eggs, and it’s totally hands-off. Your eggs turn out perfect and easy to peel every time! Delicious on their own or in deviled eggs, on salads, in recipes, or for meal prep.
Why These Eggs Are So Good
- Hard-boiled eggs cooked in the air fryer are so easy! No water needed, so there’s no keeping an eye on the stove. Just set the timer and pop into cold water when done.
- “Boiling” your eggs in the air fryer ensures they turn out perfect every time. No under- or overcooked yolks! Plus, they’re easy to peel!
- Air fryer hard-boiled eggs are perfect on their own with a little salt and pepper, but also great for meal prep, salads, deviled eggs, or any recipe that requires hard-boiled eggs.
How To Make Them
- Preheat the air fryer to 300º.
- Add the eggs to the basket. Cook for 13 minutes for hard-boiled eggs (see notes for soft and medium boiled).
- After the time is up, carefully remove the eggs and place them in a bowl of ice water.
- After the eggs have cooled, drain the water. Jiggle the eggs in the bowl or a small glass to help them peel.
- For soft boiled, cook your eggs for 9 minutes. For medium, cook 11 minutes.
- Your air fryer may need different times due to different makes and models! It’s not a bad idea to test a sample egg at a lower amount of time to ensure you get the perfect yolk.
- Check out this video for an insanely easy, life-changing way to peel an egg.
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Air Fryer Hard Boiled Eggs
- 6 large eggs
- Air fryer
- Ice bath (bowl of cold water and ice)
- Preheat air fryer to 300° Fahrenheit. Let air fryer warm up for at least 5 minutes.
- Place raw eggs in air fryer basket. Place basket in air fryer and set cook time based on desired doneness: 9 minutes for soft-boiled eggs, 11 minutes for medium-boiled eggs, or 13 minutes for hard-boiled eggs.
- Once cook time is up, immediately (and carefully) remove eggs from air fryer and transfer them directly to ice bath. Leave eggs in bath until cool to touch, then peel (see Notes) and eat or refrigerate for later.
- Cook Time: Time may vary based on the make and model of your air fryer. Test one egg prior to cooking whole patch to ensure desired texture of yolk.
- Trick for Peeling: Place egg in a glass that’s roughly half filled with water. Place hand (or a lid or cover of some sort) over top of glass and shake glass violently until egg shell begins to crack. Alternately, roll hard-boil egg back and forth on countertop, pressing down with palm of hand while rolling to apply gentle pressure.
Number of total servings shown is approximate. Actual number of servings will depend on your preferred portion sizes.
Nutritional values shown are general guidelines and reflect information for 1 serving using the ingredients listed, not including any optional ingredients. Actual macros may vary slightly depending on specific brands and types of ingredients used.
To determine the weight of one serving, prepare the recipe as instructed. Weigh the finished recipe, then divide the weight of the finished recipe (not including the weight of the container the food is in) by the desired number of servings. Result will be the weight of one serving.
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