We all know and love pressure cooker instant pot hard boiled eggs for how easy they are to cook and peel. So lets take that one step further. I introduce to you: NO PEEL Hard Boiled Eggs!
You may be wondering, “Why do I need a no peel egg?” Give that thought about 10 seconds and as the possibilities set in you’ll exclaim, “YES! Awesome idea!” No peel eggs are ready when you need them with zero effort for a salad, snack, etc. Also imagine how easy this is going to make egg and potato salads, YES!
I discovered this no peel hard boiled egg idea during some very strenuous testing for the Perfect Poached Egg. All those eggs that got over cooked? They became salad toppings and an egg salad.
And I thought, “this is too simple, and possibly will be very boring to my TIDBITS family here”.
Then I thought, “well, if I’m loving this kitchen hack, they probably will too!” So here ya go! Simple beyond belief and hardly needs a recipe, but I wrote one anyways.
Like I mentioned in the Poached Egg recipe, cook times may differ depending on which brand of these silicone trays you own. Mine is a bit thicker than some other ones I’ve tried and take a minute or 2 longer.
The eggs will pop out quite easily if you first scrape around them with a spoon or knife as shown in the video below. Then place them in a sealed container for up to 5 days. I’ve read suggestions online to cover them with a wet paper towel to keep the whites nice and soft.
I’m always on the hunt for kitchen tricks to make my life easier. If you’ve discovered any Instant Pot hacks of your own, please share! I devour this kind of info!
I should mention, that Ranch dressing on the salad above is from Sir Kensington’s new Ranch line and I’m loving them! I loved the Classic flavor, but the Buffalo is my favorite so far. I’ve been putting it on everything. Mac and Cheese, baked potatoes, sandwiches, you name it. It’s not overly spicy at all, but it is FLAVA-TOWN to the max.
Here’s to simple recipes! Enjoy!
Tools used to make Instant Pot No Peel Hard Boiled Eggs
- Instant Pot
- Popfex Silicone Trays