How to Mince Shallots

These prized alliums look like copper-skinned garlic cloves and have a mild onion flavor. Release tons of shallot essence by mincing finely.

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How to Mince Shallots: Step One: Slice Off Root and Tip
Photo: Randy Mayor

Step One: Slice Off Both Root and Tip

Slice off both the root end and tip of the shallot, and discard.

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