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How to Skin Avocado

July 2nd, 2011 in Tips, Advices & How-to by
Total cooking time: 10min
How to Skin Avocados

Ripe avocado pulp is very soft and their skin is dense and resembles a shell. And it is very easy to scoop pulp from the skin with a spoon if you are going to prepare avocado guacamole-like dip, salad dressing or milk shakes (yep, I was surprised too!), where avocados are mashed and it doesn’t really matter how you extracted pulp.

However if you need avocado in whole pieces for salad or sandwich, you will need remove pulp from the skin without damaging it.

So here are instructions how to do this easily.

Ingredients:


Step-by-step instructions:

  1. Wash avocados:
    How to Skin Avocado: Step 1
    How to Skin Avocado: Step 1
  2. Carefully slice an avocado in the widest place with a sharp knife around all the way till the pit (you should end up in the same place you started):
    How to Skin Avocado: Step 2
    How to Skin Avocado: Step 2
  3. Hold one side of the avocado with left hand and another one with right and carefully turn right part around the pit direction to yourself and left into opposite direction:
    How to Skin Avocado: Step 3
    How to Skin Avocado: Step 3
  4. And separate avocado into 2 pieces:
    How to Skin Avocado: Step 4
    How to Skin Avocado: Step 4
  5. Start with the avocado piece which has no pit in it. Take a table knife and carefully insert it in between avocado pulp and skin all the way till the tip (you don’t need to cut the skin); then separate pulp and skin by moving knife blunt side forward around the circle:
    How to Skin Avocado: Step 5
    How to Skin Avocado: Step 5
  6. Once the circle is done, simple push avocado tip from outside with your finger to remove pulp from the skin, you will get a whole piece of avocado:
    How to Skin Avocado: Step 6
    How to Skin Avocado: Step 6
  7. Now take other piece of avocado (with pit in it), hold it with one hand, notch the pit with a knife and carefully remove pit. Then extract pulp from the skin as described in steps 5 and 6:
    How to Skin Avocado: Step 7
    How to Skin Avocado: Step 7
  8. Repeat for all avocados, and slice whole pieces of avocado for salad or sandwich:
    How to Skin Avocados
    How to Skin Avocados

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