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Place the coconut in a plastic bag and, very carefully with a hammer, whack it like a pi\u00f1ata. Whack away from your face or body and watch out for the backswing!! Or drop onto a hard surface.

Place the coconut in a plastic bag and, very carefully with a hammer, whack it like a piñata. Whack away from your face or body and watch out for the backswing!! Or drop onto a hard surface.

With a thin blade, score along the hard shell and carefully pry the flesh from the shell.

Shell of coconut.

Shell of coconut.

If the recipe calls for the brown part  to be removed, use a potato peeler and shave in a downward motion.  It's much easier than trying to peel with a knife.

If the recipe calls for the brown part to be removed, use a potato peeler and shave in a downward motion. It's much easier than trying to peel with a knife.

Cut the coconut into small pieces. Removing the hard skin makes the coconut meat easier to cut and also easier to digest. Rinse and grate in a blender with a vertical blade, a few pieces at a time.

Cut the coconut into small pieces. Removing the hard skin makes the coconut meat easier to cut and also easier to digest. Rinse and grate in a blender with a vertical blade, a few pieces at a time.

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How to choose a fresh coconut? Please see my guide: https://snapguide.com/guides/easily-tell-if-a-coconut-is-fresh/

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