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How to finely dice an onion

Finely Dice an Onion

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Grab a sharp knife and an onion

Grab a sharp knife and an onion

Slice off the base off the onion, just the roots no more!

Slice off the base off the onion, just the roots no more!

Like this, look closely.

Like this, look closely.

Slice off the other end

Slice off the other end

Like this

Like this

Cut your onion in half

Cut your onion in half

Like this

Like this

Peel onion

Peel onion

This part is the bit that holds all the layers off the onion together, keep it this way. VERY IMPORTANT

This part is the bit that holds all the layers off the onion together, keep it this way. VERY IMPORTANT

Another close up off the important bit:)

Another close up off the important bit:)

Get ready to start slicing

Get ready to start slicing

In a downward stroke, slice down and toward yourself. Don't try to go to fast just get the action right, the speed will come

In a downward stroke, slice down and toward yourself. Don't try to go to fast just get the action right, the speed will come

Slice nice thin slices along the onion making sure just to miss the important bit so your onion stays together

Slice nice thin slices along the onion making sure just to miss the important bit so your onion stays together

Just like this

Just like this

Ta da

Ta da

Next slice across the onion until you get to the important bit

Next slice across the onion until you get to the important bit

Like this

Like this

Okay?

Okay?

Then rotate and start slicing down and across your onion

Then rotate and start slicing down and across your onion

Like this

Like this

Slice slice slice

Slice slice slice

When you get close to the important bit flip it on its side and slice the final part of the onion

When you get close to the important bit flip it on its side and slice the final part of the onion

Like this

Like this

And that's it

And that's it

Finely diced onion!

Finely diced onion!

I hope you like this guide as my next few guides will be on chef techniques and methods. I would love to know what you think. Thanks Snapguiders😄

  • 1.0 Onion
  • 1.0 Sharp Knife