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Air Fryer Boiled Eggs in 15 Minutes

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Have you ever thought of making air fryer boiled eggs? You might not have even known it was possible, but it is and they are delicious.

My husband loves hard-boiled eggs but sitting at the stove and waiting on water to boil is such a chore. When I discovered I could make them in the air fryer, we are eating a ton of air fryer hard-boiled eggs.

Kitchen Supplies

  • Fresh Eggs
  • Air Fryer

These really are the only supplies you need for air fryer boiled eggs, and if you love soft-boiled eggs you can find that recipe as well. 

How to Cook Air Fryer Boiled Eggs

The great thing about this recipe, you can put multiple eggs in your air fryer or simply one. You get to decide. Just make sure you place them in your air fryer basket in a single layer.

air fryer soft boiled eggs

First, preheat your air fryer to 275 degrees for 5 minutes.

Next, place your eggs in your air fryer basket in a single layer. If you are doing a large batch of fresh eggs, make sure and do them in batches.

Third, cook your eggs 15-17 minutes for a hard-boiled egg.

Fourth, when air frying is complete, add eggs to an ice water bath. This lets the process of cooking eggs to stop, and you will want to leave your eggs in the ice bath until the eggs are warm to touch. 

The eggs will come out of air fryer extremely hot. Make sure and use a hot older or utensil to remove them safely.

Fifth, gently peel your eggs and eat for a quick breakfast or add them to your favorite recipe. If perfect eggs include salt or pepper or other spices like bagel seasoning, make sure and add those after peeling.


If you prefer an air fryer soft boiled egg, here’s my favorite recipe. It’s so easy and takes less time.

How To Serve

Don’t forget to place your eggs immediately in a large bowl of ice water. Once cooled, simply peel and eat or add to your favorite potato salad or Cobb salad.

They also make amazing egg sandwiches, deviled eggs, or eat them with your favorite avocado toast.

How To Store

After removing them from your ice bath water, you can store them in an airtight container until you are ready to eat them or use them in your recipe. Don’t forget to place your eggs in the refrigerator for food safety.


How long do Hard Boiled eggs last?

Unpeeled hard-boiled eggs will last up to 7 days in the fridge.

More Air Fryer Egg recipes

​Here are a few of our favorite easy recipe. 

Air Fried Eggs: Yes you can make a fried egg in the air fryer.

Air Fryer Soft boiled eggs: Our favorite recipe for soft-boiled eggs.

Yield: 4

Air Fryer Boiled Eggs

air fryer boiled eggs

Learn how to make air fryer boiled eggs in 15-17 minutes

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • Fresh Eggs
  • Air Fryer


  1. Preheat your air fryer for 5 minutes at 275 degrees
  2. Place your eggs in your air fryer basket making sure they are in a single layer
  3. Cook 15-17 minutes
  4. Remove from air fryer basket and place in an ice water bath allowing them to cool
  5. Peel and eat or place in your favorite recipe.

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