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.
- Serves: 4 persons
- 4large eggs
- salt and ground black pepper to taste
- 4slices bread
- 4teaspoons unsalted butter
Step 1Turn 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.
Step 2Cover 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.
Step 3Toast bread and spread with butter. Cut into strips.
Step 4Drain 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.