How to peel boiled potatoes in seconds: a life hack with scissors

Ihor Romanko

How to quickly peel boiled potatoes

Many recipes require boiled potatoes. However, while boiling them is not a problem, peeling them can be a challenge. Potatoes often stick to your fingers, causing unpleasant sensations.

But it turns out that there is an easy way to peel potatoes in just a few minutes and still keep your hands clean, Тhe kitchn writes.

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You just need to draw a line around each potato with sharp kitchen scissors. This task can also be done with a knife if you prefer.

Next, cook the potatoes. In this case, you can prepare an ice "bath" by pouring cold water into a bowl and adding ice cubes. Put the peeled potatoes in this "bath" and keep them there for 30-60 seconds. After that, use tongs to take out all the vegetables.

The only thing left to do is to peel them off with your hands or use a kitchen towel and you're ready to use them in your culinary masterpieces. This method not only makes peeling potatoes easier but also saves your hands from unpleasant sensations.

Earlier, we wrote about how to cook potatoes in the microwave quickly. This way, you can bake potatoes in 10 minutes and cook carrots for a salad in 5 minutes.

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