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What’s the easiest way to peel fresh ginger?


The aromatic warmth of ginger is at the heart of Asian cooking.

It’s a wonder warmer, but it can be a nightmare to prep. Its gnarly shape means you have to think beyond peelers and knives to make the most of it.

So what magic tool will help you to get to the root of your ginger? The humble spoon!
It can spice up a stir fry, bring subtle heat to a dipping sauce or build the foundations for a tantalisingly tasty curry.

Now that you’ve mastered how to peel ginger, it’s time to put those skills to the test with some tasty Blue Dragon recipes.

For a quick and easy dinner, cook up a Sweet Chilli and Garlic Chicken Stir Fry. The secret to this flavour-packed stir fry is to sizzle your oil with finely chopped garlic and ginger before adding your chicken and veggies. Go on, give it a try!
A bowlful of warming and aromatic Prawn, Lemongrass and Coconut Soup will help you to make it through the day.
Taking just 20 minutes to prep and cook, it’s the perfect weekend lunch!
Fancy getting your hands dirty? Try our Chinese Style Sticky Spare Ribs.
Mix some finely chopped ginger into your marinade for a tangy twist on this delicious crowd pleaser.
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