How to Mince Shallots
In just four easy steps you will master the art of mincing shallots with our short and sweet guide.
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Step One: Slice Off Both Root and Tip
Slice off both the root end and tip of the shallot, and discard.
Step Two: Peel Off Papery Skins
Peel off papery skins. It's OK (and easier) to lose a thin layer of edible flesh.
Step Three: Halve Shallot Lengthwise
Halve shallot lengthwise, and lay it flat on cutting board; cut into thin slices.
Step Four: Cut Across Slices
Cut across slices at tiny intervals to mince.