How to peel ginger in seconds - without any waste

In just a few seconds, you'll have a perfectly peeled piece of ginger with little waste

You'll  have a perfectly peeled piece of ginger ready in seconds with this handy hack - all you need is a spoon. 

If you’ve ever cut yourself peeling ginger with a knife, or have found you’ve cut off more ginger than peel, you’re not the only one. Swap that knife for a spoon instead and watch how much easier it is to get peeling. They’ll be no more sore fingers and you’ll get every piece of peel off without any waste.

Face the spoon towards your body and grate towards you. Slowly but surely, the skin of the ginger will begin to peel off – just like magic. Keep going until you’ve got a fresh piece of ginger with no waste.

It really doesn’t take long to perfect this hack and once you’ve mastered it, you’ll be sharing your epic tip with friends and family.

Jessica Dady
Food Editor

Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 12 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies