How to Peel and Dice Potatoes

Basic cooking techniques

How to Peel and Dice Potatoes
 
Rafael Sanches avatar
Rafael SanchesPublished on 3/5/2018

Square one? Maybe. But you gotta start somewhere. A dice is a cubic cut. The dice shown here is probably considered a medium dice in terms of size.

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What you will need

1 potato

potato peeler

chef knife

How to cook

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A good peeler goes a long way here. I prefer a good y-peeler because it places your hand at the right angle to move quickly. Send me a direct message if you need help finding one. The one in the video here isn't very good.😬

A good peeler goes a long way here. I prefer a good y-peeler because it places your hand at the right angle to move quickly. Send me a direct message if you need help finding one. The one in the video here isn't very good.😬

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Peel and cut away any dark or green spots.

Peel and cut away any dark or green spots.

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From tip to tail, I like to start by slicing the potato into long pads that are about 1/2" thick

From tip to tail, I like to start by slicing the potato into long pads that are about 1/2" thick

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Then group and stack each half of the πŸ₯”. Slice lengthwise once more.

Then group and stack each half of the πŸ₯”. Slice lengthwise once more.

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Group and slice perpendicular to original slices, yielding all of these nice potato cubes.

Group and slice perpendicular to original slices, yielding all of these nice potato cubes.

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Paulo Stakteas3/8/2018 ☰
Rafael, thank you so much for the lesson! Hugs
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