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How to quickly peel garlic: 5 best ways

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
Raw garlic
Raw garlic. Source: pixabay.com

Garlic is an ideal product for cooking meat dishes and sauces. It will give any dish a pleasant pungency and set off the flavor of the food.

Baked garlic with bacon

Chef Yevhen Klopotenko shared on his YouTube channel 5 ways to peel garlic that will help you peel garlic very quickly and easily.

How to quickly peel garlic: 5 best ways

5 ways

1. Peeling garlic using bowls

Put the garlic cloves in one bowl and cover with a second bowl, shake well and the garlic will be peeled.

How to quickly peel garlic: 5 best ways

2. Press with a knife

Press the clove of garlic with a knife and easily remove the skins.

How to properly peel garlic

3. Mash and chop with a knife

Press the garlic with a knife, then mash it directly on a kitchen board and chop it.

Garlic for dishes

4. Press and slice

Press the garlic a little and slice it.

If you press the clove, it is much easier to handle. When you cut a clove of garlic that hasn't been pressed, its structure remains denser and its flavor is sharper and more pungent.
- Yevhen Klopotenko

5. Just crush and don't peel

How to properly peel garlic

This garlic is suitable for making broths or stewing meat.

I recommend that you make sure to add 1-2 cloves of garlic. Lightly press the clove with a knife, but do not remove the husk.
- Yevhen Klopotenko
Garlic and spices

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