How to Prep Ginger Using a Spoon and Fork

F&W Test Kitchen whiz Justin Chapple demos a genius trick for prepping ginger with a spoon and fork.

F&W Test Kitchen whiz Justin Chapple demos a genius trick for prepping ginger with a spoon and fork.

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[MUSIC] I'm Justin Chapple from Food & Wine's test kitchen. Join me as I demonstrate mad genius tips. This Mad genius tips. We're gonna show you the easiest way to peel and mince ginger. As you can see, fresh ginger has all these little nooks and crannies and all these little bulbs all over it. And that can be very difficult to peel. The solution, a spoon and a fork. So, take your spoon and you start scraping the surface of the ginger. As you can see, scraping the ginger with the spoon is only removing the skin without losing any of the actual ginger root. And you can get into all these little nooks and crannies just like this. Now, the next tip That you can actually mince the ginger using an everyday fork. Go ahead and take you ginger and what you are going to do is your are going to scrape it across the tongs of the fork. Just like that you are going to scratch it and scratch it and scratch it. And as you can see you have all these little pieces of ginger perfectly chopped. You can use it in stir frys, you can stir them in salad dressing, put it in muffins or cake. [MUSIC]
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