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How to Cut Ginger

How to Cut Ginger

  • Author: Sonja
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 1 tablespoon 1x


Wondering how to cut ginger? Here’s a step by step guide and video that shows you how to peel and cut ginger root (how to mince ginger).


  • 1-inch nub ginger root


  1. Peel the ginger root using the edge of a spoon.
  2. Use a grater or microplane to grate the ginger. OR
  3. If you don’t have a grater, use a large chef’s knife to slice thin slices in one direction, then chop in the other direction until the ginger is minced into small pieces. You may want to hold the top of your knife with your non-cutting hand and continue working over the ginger until the pieces are small enough.
  • Category: Knife Skills
  • Method: Cutting
  • Cuisine: N/A

Keywords: How to cut ginger, How to cut ginger root, How to mince ginger