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How to easily peel a coconut: a simple life hack

Erika IlyinaFood
How to peel a coconut. Source: freepik

A coconut is an exotic fruit (yes, a coconut is not a nut) that has long been a common product on supermarket shelves. However, not everyone dares to buy it because they know they will have a hard time opening the coconut.

There are many ways to get rid of the coconut's tough skin. But the most effective one was shared on Instagram by a food blogger with the nickname karinafisenkova.

How to easily peel a coconut: a simple life hack

You will need a large, sturdy knife to peel the coconut.

1. Take the coconut in your hand and use the blunt side of the knife to make strong stabs into the middle of the fruit all the way around, cracking the shell.

How to easily peel a coconut: a simple life hack

2. When the shell cracks, stick the sharp side of a knife into it and divide the fruit into two parts.

How to easily peel a coconut: a simple life hack
How to easily peel a coconut: a simple life hack

3. Make cuts in the flesh of the coconut from edge to edge.

How to easily peel a coconut: a simple life hack

4. Pry the flesh of the coconut on one side and pull it out.

How to easily peel a coconut: a simple life hack

5. Remove the remaining pulp and enjoy the taste.

Earlier, OBOZ.UA also published useful life hacks:

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