How to Cut and Slice Shallots
- Remove papery outer skin from shallot. Cut off root end; discard.
- Place a shallot on cutting board. Holding utility knife horizontally, make cuts in shallot parallel to board, almost to root end. Cut shallot vertically into thin slices, holding it with fingers to keep its shape.
Cut down on the shallot parallel
to the cutting board.
- Turn shallot and cut crosswise to root end. (The closer the cuts are spaced, the finer the shallot will be chopped.)
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