Quickly Peel Ginger

Learn how to peel ginger the quick and easy way with this tip from Deputy Food Director Whitney Wright.


The fastest and easiest way to peel ginger is with a spoon. All you're gonna do is take the ginger, hold it in one hand, take your spoon and flip it over, and you wanna apply pressure to the ginger and scrape all the way down the sides. With the spoon you can even go over these nubby edges. [MUSIC] And when you've gotten all the way around, [SOUND] you just need to trim off the bottom and cut out the piece you need. [SOUND] And you've got a piece of pale ginger perfect for slicing or grating.
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