How to Steam Hard Boiled Eggs


Steaming hard boiled eggs is so easy and the eggs turn out perfectly every time and are so easy to peel! You will never boil your eggs again!

Why you will love this recipe

Simple, easy to make

Delicious, healthy ingredients

20 Minutes

Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Whole30

Step 1

Add about 1 inch of water to a pot with tight fitting lid.  Cook on high heat until water comes to a boil.


Step 2

Once water is boiling, add steamer basket and eggs and cover. Cook for 12 minutes.


Step 3

Add cold water and ice to a bowl. Once eggs are done, transfer eggs to ice water bath for 3-4 minutes.


Step 4

After 3-4 minutes, crack the shell and peel the eggs.


– For a firm egg white but runny yolks – cook 6-8 minutes (I like 7 minutes). – For firm egg whites and a just set yolk – cook 9-11 minutes (I like 10 minutes) – For a hard boiled eggs with a firm, set yolk – cook 12-14 minutes (I like 12 minutes)

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