Air fried hard and soft boiled eggs

How to make hard and soft boiled eggs in an air fryer

  1. Preheat air fryer to 250F
  2. When ready, set temperature to 250F
  3. Cook for 11 minutes for soft boiled
  4. Cook for 13 minutes for medium boiled
  5. Cook for 16 minutes for hard boiled finish
  6. When cooked, put eggs in ice bath and water to prevent further cooking

This recipe is based of using the COSORI Air Fryer (5.8QT model, affiliate link).

O.k. the technical term might be hard cooked or soft cooked, but that just sounds weird. As such I’m calling these soft and hard boiled, but of course, there’s no water to add or heat here. Indeed, this is one of those recipes that proves the air fryers versatility and uniquely handy nature.

By cooking eggs in the air fryer I find I can always produce exact and replicable results, time and time again. This means orange hued slightly runny yolks on demand – with no guessing need.

Cooking notes

I cook my eggs cold, directly from the refrigerator to pre-heated air fryer. Always use care and cautions.

Remember, eggs will continue to cook once you pull them from the air fryer.

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  1. What is the maximum number of eggs, cold from the fridge, that can be hard cooked in the air fryer? I tried 8 but they weren’t even close to being done.

  2. I’d take the timings for two as your guide, and then increase by half again each time. Alternatively go the old fashioned way for eight.

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