Overhead view of a plate of hard boiled eggs cut in half.

Looking for a simple, foolproof method to make delicious and perfectly cooked hard-boiled eggs? Look no further than the air fryer! This handy kitchen appliance makes it easy to perfectly cook eggs to your desired level of doneness, every time.

Are you tired of overcooked, rubbery hard-boiled eggs that are a hassle to peel? Look no further! The air fryer is here to save the day and give you the most perfect hard-boiled eggs every time. Whether you like your yolks runny or solid, this method will have you enjoying delicious and perfectly cooked eggs in just minutes. And the best part? No more dirty pots and strainers to clean up afterward. Say goodbye to the hassle and hello to perfectly cooked eggs with the air fryer.

Chef’s Secret

The key to perfect hard-boiled eggs in the air fryer is all about timing. Cooking eggs at 250°F for 14 minutes will result in soft-boiled eggs with runny or very soft yolks. For hard-boiled eggs with solid yolks, cook for 16-17 minutes. Cooking eggs for more than 17 minutes can result in a greenish-gray ring around the yolk, indicating that they are overcooked.

Peeling Hard Boiled Eggs

Peeling hard-boiled eggs can sometimes be a tricky and messy task, but with air fryer cooked eggs, it’s actually quite easy. After chilling the eggs in an ice bath, gently tap the eggs on a hard surface to crack the shells, then gently roll the eggs between your hand and the surface to loosen the shell. The shell should come off easily, leaving you with a perfectly cooked egg ready to enjoy.

Can you cook more than one egg at a time in an air fryer?

Yes, you can cook several eggs at once in an air fryer, depending on the size of your appliance.

Can you cook soft boiled eggs in an air fryer?

Yes, you can cook soft-boiled eggs in an air fryer by cooking them at 250°F for only 14 minutes.

Can you peel hard boiled eggs straight from the air fryer?

It’s best to let the eggs cool in an ice bath for a few minutes before peeling to ensure the shells come off easily.

Overhead view looking into an air fryer basket with hard boiled egg halves.

Storage Instructions

Hard boiled eggs can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one week. To store them, simply place the peeled or unpeeled eggs in a covered container and keep them in the refrigerator. If you’ve left the eggs unpeeled, be sure to keep them dry and avoid stacking them on top of each other to prevent sticking. With proper storage, your hard-boiled eggs will be ready for you to enjoy any time you’re looking for a quick and satisfying snack.

Cracked shell?

If a shell cracks while cooking the eggs in the air fryer, don’t panic! The egg is still safe to eat, however, it may have a slightly different texture. Some people simply discard cracked eggs, but if you don’t want to waste it, a cracked egg will still be delicious!

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