Instant Pot® Eggs and Soldiers

Instant Pot® Eggs and Soldiers

Soft-boiled eggs with toast strips is known as Eggs and Soldiers, a classic English breakfast. Cooking them in the Instant Pot® will give you perfectly cooked soft-boiled eggs, no guessing involved.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®), and pour 1 cup of water into the pot. Add a trivet or egg rack, and place the eggs on it. Close and lock the lid. Set the pressure valve to Sealing. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 3 minutes. Allow 5 to 10 minutes for pressure to build.
  2. Step 2

    Cover the valve loosely with a kitchen towel. Use a wooden spoon or tongs to move the valve from Sealing to Venting to release pressure immediately. Unlock and remove the lid. Remove the eggs to a bowl of ice water for 2 minutes to stop cooking.
  3. Step 3

    Toast bread and spread with butter. Cut into strips.
  4. Step 4

    Drain the eggs and tap the tops with a spoon to crack the upper shell. Remove the tops. Season with salt and pepper, and serve with the toast sticks for dipping.