How to Make Boiled Eggs in the Air Fryer

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Have you ever wonder or have been curious on how to make boiled eggs in the Air Fryer? Well, you are not alone.

This question got the best of me and I had to find out how to do it. The answer is quite simple and easy…and you will be pleasantly surprised at the results!

I was quite skeptical at first, but I decided to give it a try. The results were amazing!

The eggs were cooked perfectly and the shells came right off.

So, how to make boiled eggs in the Air Fryer? Preheat your Air Fryer to 275 degrees F. Place the eggs in the Air Fryer basket. Cook for 15 minutes for hard boil eggs. Then transfer to iced water for 2 minutes to stop the cooking process. Peel eggs and now, your eggs are ready to be enjoyed!

Learn to boil eggs in the air fryer and have them turn out perfectly every time!

This method is so easy and foolproof, you’ll never want to make them any other way.

What I like about boiling eggs in the Air Fryer is that it requires no effort on my part.

I simply set the timer and forget it. No babysitting required! it’s completely hands-off.

Not only that, but they cook evenly every single time. No more rubbery whites or overcooked yolks.

You can make hard boiled eggs, soft boiled eggs, or even poached eggs in the Air Fryer.

The possibilities are endless!

If you do not have an Air Fryer you could try boil eggs in the microwave for fast and perfect eggs.

So, what are you waiting for? Get your Air Fryer and start boiling some eggs!

Two air fryer soft boiled eggs on a wooden tray with coarse salt.

Ingredients to Make Boiled Eggs in the Air Fryer

  • Eggs: Use fresh, large eggs for this recipe. If your eggs are on the smaller side, you can probably fit 8 in the air fryer basket.

Tools Needed To Cook The Eggs

  • Air Fryer.
  • Tongs: These will come in handy for removing the hot eggs from the air fryer.
  • Bowl of ice water: This is for cooling the eggs down once they’re cooked.
Closeup view of brown eggs in carton.

Directions to Make Boiled Eggs in the Air Fryer

Step 1: Preheat the air fryer.

For best results, preheat your air fryer to 275 F for at least 5 minutes before cooking the eggs. This will help them cook evenly.

Step 2: Add eggs to the air fryer basket.

Place the eggs in the basket of your air fryer, making sure they don’t touch each other. If they’re too close, they may not cook evenly.

Step 3: Cook the eggs.

Cook the eggs for 10 minutes at 275 degrees F.

Step 4: Remove the eggs from the air fryer.

Use tongs to carefully remove the hot eggs from the air fryer and place them in the bowl of ice water.

Step 5: Transfer eggs into a bowl with iced water.

Let them sit for at least 2 minutes to stop the cooking process. This will also make them easier to peel.

Step 6: Peel and serve or store.

To peel the eggs, gently tap them on a hard surface to crack the shell. Then, hold them under running water and the shell should easily come off. Serve immediately or store in the fridge for later.

Enjoy!

two hard boiled eggs cooked in the air fryer served with two slices of toast on a red and white plate.

How Long To Cook Boiled Eggs In The Air Fryer?

The cook time will vary slightly depending on the size and number of eggs you’re cooking.

Also the cooking times varies bases on how you like your eggs, runny, soft, medium or hard.

I personally like my yolks to be set but still soft in the middle.

Cooking time for runny egg yolks

For 8-9 minutes cook time: The whites will be set but the yolks will be soft and runny.

Cooking time for soft egg yolks

For 10 minutes cook time: The whites and yolks will be set but still soft.

Cooking time for soft egg yolks in the middle

For 12 minutes cook time: The whites and yolks will be set but starting to firm up.

Cooking time for hard egg yolks

For 15 minutes cook time: The whites and yolks will be set and firm.

Top view of soft boiled eggs on white ramekin on wooden tray with the unpeeled brown eggs by the side..

How To Store Air Fryer Boiled Eggs?

Once the eggs have cooled down, you can store them in the fridge for later. Store the eggs in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week. To reheat, place the eggs in a bowl of hot water for a few minutes or until warmed through.

Can You Freeze Boiled Eggs?

Yes! You can freeze boiled eggs for up to 2 months. To freeze, place the eggs in a freezer-safe bag or container. Label and date the eggs, then store them in the freezer for up to 2 months.

To thaw, place the frozen eggs in the fridge overnight. Then, heat them up in a bowl of hot water for a few minutes or until warmed through.

Tips For Making Perfect Air Fryer Boiled Eggs

-For best results, preheat your air fryer for at least 5 minutes before cooking the eggs. This will help them cook evenly.

-Get to know your Air Fryer. Play around with different times and temperatures to find what works best for you to get the perfect egg each time.

-Cook more eggs to have leftovers for the week. These make a great breakfast on the go or a healthy snack.

Yield: 6 eggs

How to Make Boiled Eggs in the Air Fryer

two hard boiled eggs cooked in the air fryer served with two slices of toast on a red and white plate.

Step by step instruction on how to make boiled eggs in the Air Fryer. This method is so easy and foolproof, you'll never want to make them any other way.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs

Instructions

  1. Preheat your air fryer to 275 degrees F for at least 5 minutes.
  2. Add the eggs to the air fryer basket, making sure they don't touch each other.
  3. Cook for 10 minutes at 275 degrees F.
  4. Use tongs to carefully remove the hot eggs from the air fryer and place them in the bowl of ice water.
  5. Let them sit for at least 2 minutes to stop the cooking process.
  6. To peel the eggs, gently tap them on a hard surface to crack the shell. Then, hold them under running water and the shell should easily come off. Serve immediately or store in the fridge for later.
  7. Enjoy!

Notes

The cook time will vary slightly based on the size and number of eggs you're cooking and the doneness you prefer.

Each Air Fryer is different therefore you may need to experiment with different times and temperatures to find what works best for you.

Nutrition Information

Yield

3

Serving Size

2 Eggs

Amount Per Serving Calories 143Total Fat 10gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 372mgSodium 142mgCarbohydrates 1gFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 13g
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