Steamed Eggs vs Boiled Eggs

Steamed Eggs that are easy to peel and make a great low carb or Trim and Healthy snack.

I really love how steamed eggs are so easy to peel. For me that was what convinced me to switch from boiling my eggs to steaming them.

Struggling with UN-peel able eggs was something that plagued me for years! I’m sure some of you have had the same issue…

Boiled Eggs that had craters in them and weren’t suitable serving to guests without embarrassing yourself. Feeling like you are wasting time and food because of having to throw out so much of the whites.

Let me just say that I’m with you!! Been there done that and yep got the T-shirt even!!

Different ways to Make Steamed Eggs

Stove- top Steamed Eggs

I found this great tutorial on how to steam eggs hard-boiled eggs on the stove top over at Simply Recipes. She doesn’t have on plan THM recipes but this is a great tutorial.


Steamed Eggs from an Egg Cooker

Put your water in the bottom. Put your eggs in the rack and push the button. (I don’t own one of these so correct me if I’m wrong)

Steamed Eggs in a Rice Cooker

I got this Rice Cooker about 6 years ago and can tell you that at the time it was a huge blessing to our family. At that time my son George was still at home so rice, beans and the like were weekly staples in our home.

Steaming eggs in this is quick and easy, just place your trivet in the inner pot add 1 cup of water. Set to steam for 12 minutes. Remove eggs and place in a water/ice bath for 6 minutes. Done!
When I got my Instant Pot Duo this cooker was retired and needs to find a good home where it will continue to be loved. I’m thinking it is going into my yard sale in the spring. Although I find it hard to part with things like this when I know I can have two pots going at the same time.

How I Make Steamed Eggs in the Instant Pot

One of the very first things I made when my Instant Pot IP-DUO60 7-in-1 Multi-Functional Pressure Cooker came was steamed eggs. It helped me to be comfortable with using my Instant Pot. I did find that pressure steaming is different from steaming on the stove top or in my rice cooker.


I found that I love my eggs pressure steamed for 6 minutes, let them rest for 6 minutes while the Instant Pot natural pressure releases, then use quick release until the pin drops (be CAREFUL of the steam, it can burn you) Put the steamed eggs into an ice bath for 6 minutes. and boom you’re done. EASY PEASY!!
 4 different ways to make Steamed Eggs.

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