Easy and Clean Way of Grating Ginger. When it comes to grating you have a couple of options. You can use a fork (see that snappy video above), a ginger grater (but I find these difficult to clean), or—my personal preference—a microplane. Microplanes are lightweight, store easily alongside other long handles items like wooden spoons or tongs, and are great (ha!) for grating more than just ginger: use it to shower Parmesan over.
Here's a trick that solves both problems! Easy and Clean Way of Grating Ginger While using aluminum foil for this same method is handy, the foil gets mixed into the ginger or other grated condiments, so I use parchment paper instead. This method takes advantage of the sturdiness and strong water-resistant coating of the parchment paper, which prevents the ginger from sticking! (kitchen tips) The best way to peel a ginger root without wasting precious flesh and causing muscle soreness (while peeling LOTS of ginger). You can cook Easy and Clean Way of Grating Ginger using 2 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Easy and Clean Way of Grating Ginger
- It’s 1 of as much (to taste) Ginger, garlic, wasabi, etc..
- It’s 1 of as much as you need Parchment paper.
To grate ginger, start by peeling it with a knife or vegetable peeler. Then, place a fork on a cutting board so it's right side up and hold the handle down with your hand. Next, take the peeled ginger in your free hand and rub it back and forth across the points on the fork. How to Peel & Grate Ginger Root.
Easy and Clean Way of Grating Ginger instructions
- Place a sheet of parchment paper on top of your grater. You only need a small amount..
- For those who need coarsely grated ginger, it's best to grate up and down the grater in one direction. If you grate in different directions, the paper might tear. Do not move the parchment paper..
- For those who need finely grated ginger, grate in a circular motion. Placing the grater on a flat surface should prevent the parchment paper from shifting..
- Scrape the ginger off the parchment paper with chopsticks or a spoon. Aluminum paper or plastic wrap will tear this way, but not parchment paper..
- With the technique of scraping off the ginger as shown in Step 4, some ginger will remain on the paper. Lift the paper off of the grater, place the paper on a flat surface such as a cutting board, and use your finger to gather the grated ginger..
- This way, there is no waste, and every grated bit can be used. It's very handy when you just need a tiny bit of grated garlic or wasabi..
- Since the fibers don't get stuck in the grater this way, clean-up is also very easy and hygienic..
- You could also use aluminium foil, but there will be some waste. And even if you grate the ginger and lift up the foil, you are likely to get tiny foil particles mixed in with the ginger..
The root of the ginger plant has a pungent, spicy taste that is used as a staple flavoring in many cuisines. In addition, ginger may help relieve nausea, dizziness, and arthritis and may ease menstrual pain or morning sickness. Peel and grate fresh ginger root to add to recipes for. To put some different methods to the test, I decided to pair my Microplane—by far the hardest grater to clean—with ginger, the most infuriatingly sticky and stringy of grating candidates. I knew that any cleaning method capable of conquering ginger would also make fast work of persistent lemon zest, crusty garlic, and stubborn crumbs of.