How to mince ginger

What to use to mince fresh ginger

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stacy September 21, 2015
I keep my ginger in the freezer, take it out and peel it with a knife or even a spoon then grate it with a handheld microplane
 
scruz September 14, 2015
garlic press. i use my press for onions and also hot chilis. works like a charm on a lot of things.
 
amysarah September 14, 2015
I always use my microplane. Super quick, I often don't even peel it first.
 
PieceOfLayerCake September 14, 2015
I always use a microplane for ginger and garlic...you can do it right over the vessel and its always evenly minced.
 
Panfusine September 14, 2015
I use one of those ceramic horseradish graters, its ideal for ginger. they're available in any oriental grocery stores or at Crate & Barrel.
http://www.crateandbarrel.com/kyocera-ceramic-ginger-grater/
 
Smaug September 14, 2015
I use a knife, but I've seen TV cooks who cut it across grain in fairly short pieces (after peeling) and smash it with the side of a knife and call it a mince- can't really tell how well it works from the TV picture.
 
Jenny M. September 14, 2015
Freeze it and Then grete it
 
SKK September 14, 2015
Peel it and put in your Cuisinart. Or Vitamix. Mince a good bit and freeze it.
 
Susan W. September 13, 2015
Knife or a microplane. To use a knife, peel it or not (I do) cut it into coins, then strips and mince up the strips.
 
CanadaDan September 13, 2015
A knife? It's cuts really easily. I chopped it till it's fine just like garlic but if I want it really fine (ie if I'm putting it in a marinade or soup or sauce) I used a box grater or a micro plane. Lots of easy options...
 
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