How to Peel Garlic

Knowing how to peel garlic can be tricky, but isn’t as difficult as you might think.  With the proper tools you can have your garlic peeled quickly and easily.  In the short video below I show you two different methods of peeling garlic.  The first one is for an entire bulb of garlic and the second is for a single garlic clove.  Either way will yield you the results you want: How to Peel Garlic!

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How to Peel Garlic


1 bulb of garlic

1 small pan with lid


1 large knife

Your hands


Method 1: (fun way)

Place the bulb of garlic in the pan.  Put the lid on. Shake up and down and back and forth vigorously for 1 minute. Lift lid and remove peeled garlic.  Store peeled garlic in a small plastic bag or an airtight container.

Method 2: (easy way)

Place a clove of garlic from the garlic bulb on a cutting board.  Turn the knife sideways so the blade is flat on top of the garlic clove.  Take the palm of the hand your not holding the knife with and hit the flat side of the knife facing you.  The pressure from the hit will slightly smash the garlic clove and loosen the garlic peel from the garlic.  Simply remove the garlic peel and toss.   Store peeled garlic in a small plastic bag or an airtight container.


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