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As you know by now, I get on these weird food tangents and then I try to eat them all the time.
Currently, it’s eggs. Which started with the egg snack which was born from hard boiled eggs.
And then hard boiled eggs turned into healthy deviled eggs with Greek yogurt.
And then we had baked eggs in the oven.
Eggs in the AIR FRYER? YES YOU CAN
And, just like making air fryer toast, it’s suppppper stupid simple!
How to Make Air Fryer Hard Boiled Eggs
Eggs are a go-to breakfast in my home. They’re easy, there is just one ingredient to them that I ALWAYS have on hand, and they are chock full of protein. They keep you full, give you energy, and taste great- there are SO many ways to prepare, cook, and enjoy eggs so they just don’t get old or boring!
Some of my FAVE ways to eat them are in Cod Scrambled Eggs, Zucchini Noodles with Pesto fried Eggs, and Mexican Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Eggs for a fun Mexican twist! Today, I’m going to show you how to make hard boiled eggs in air fryer, which is something I do all the time. Here’s how:
Place your eggs in the mesh basket of your air fryer. Arrange them so they all have enough space and aren’t touching each other. You can do the eggs in two batches if it makes them less crowded.
Let the eggs cook at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, turn the air fryer off and let the eggs stand for 10 minutes. Keep in mind that I have only tested MY air fryer, so the timing might be different on yours and you may need to do a minute or two less or more to get your eggs to that perfect hard boiled texture.
Transfer the eggs to a bowl of cold water to cool for about 10 minutes.
Once cooled, remove the eggs from the water, dry off, peel and DEVOUR!
Top Tips For Making
- Play with different cooking times based off your make and model of air fryer. I advise to do a test egg before committing to a huge batch!
- For soft boiled eggs cook for 2-3 minutes less!
- Make sure you let them sit in the cold water long enough as this helps make the eggs easier to peel
How Long To Cook Hard Boiled Eggs Air Fryer
I have found that 12 minutes is the right amount of time to cook my eggs to perfection. Keep in mind that I have only tested MY air fryer, so the timing might be different on yours and you may need to do a minute or two less or more to get your eggs to that perfect hard boiled texture!
How Long do Air Fryer Hard Boiled Eggs Last?
Hard boiled eggs are great for a quick breakfast or snack, and the best part about them is that you can cook a batch, enjoy some now and save some for later! Keep your air fryer eggs stored in the fridge after you have cooked them, and consider writing the date you cooked on each egg so that you know if they’re still good. They will last up to one full week in the fridge after they’ve been cooked!
Why These Are a Great Snack Or Breakfast
Like I mentioned before, eggs are full of protein that gives you energy to tackle your busy day.
Even more than that, eggs are LOADED with iron, vitamins, minerals, and carotenoids. They have disease-fighting properties since they have nutrients such as lutein and zeaxanthin to keep you healthy and help you to steer clear of illness. So just a recap in case you’re not quite convinced: they’re nutrient-dense, they’re easy to cook, there are ENDLESS ways to enjoy them…
Air Fryer Hard Boiled Egg FAQ
I recommend using your air fryer to hard boil your eggs for a few different reasons. First off, no water is needed to make eggs this way. It’s also faster to use the air fryer and you can make a lot of eggs at a time. It’s a no brainer!
In short, YES they are! Eggs are a fantastic source of selenium, vitamin D, B6, and B12 as well as minerals like zinc, iron and copper. They are also loaded with protein, which will give you energy and keep you full for longer!
As long as you do not overcook the eggs, your hard boiled eggs will peel easily when cooked in the air fryer.
Other Healthy Air Fryer Recipes
- 8 Large eggs*
- Place your eggs in your air fryer mesh basket, making sure they are not touching.
- Cook at 350 degrees for 12 *minutes. Then, turn off the air fryer and let the eggs stand for 10 minutes.
- Transfer the eggs to cold water for 10 minutes to cool.
Tips & Notes:
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