How to Finely Dice an Onion

I have decided to take a different approach to my guides and focus on different chef techniques and methods. I start with the humble onion. If there is anything you would like to learn hit me up👍🏻

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How to Finely Dice an Onion Recipe
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Grab a sharp knife and an onion

Grab a sharp knife and an onion

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Slice off the base off the onion, just the roots no more!

Slice off the base off the onion, just the roots no more!

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Like this, look closely.

Like this, look closely.

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Slice off the other end

Slice off the other end

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Like this

Like this

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Cut your onion in half

Cut your onion in half

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Like this

Like this

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Peel onion

Peel onion

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This part is the bit that holds all the layers off the onion together, keep it this way. VERY IMPORTANT

This part is the bit that holds all the layers off the onion together, keep it this way. VERY IMPORTANT

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Another close up off the important bit:)

Another close up off the important bit:)

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Get ready to start slicing

Get ready to start slicing

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In a downward stroke, slice down and toward yourself. Don't try to go to fast just get the action right, the speed will come

In a downward stroke, slice down and toward yourself. Don't try to go to fast just get the action right, the speed will come

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Slice nice thin slices along the onion making sure just to miss the important bit so your onion stays together

Slice nice thin slices along the onion making sure just to miss the important bit so your onion stays together

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Just like this

Just like this

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Ta da

Ta da

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Next slice across the onion until you get to the important bit

Next slice across the onion until you get to the important bit

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Like this

Like this

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Okay?

Okay?

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Then rotate and start slicing down and across your onion

Then rotate and start slicing down and across your onion

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Like this

Like this

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Slice slice slice

Slice slice slice

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When you get close to the important bit flip it on its side and slice the final part of the onion

When you get close to the important bit flip it on its side and slice the final part of the onion

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Like this

Like this

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And that's it

And that's it

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Finely diced onion!

Finely diced onion!

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A short video of the process.

A short video of the process.

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I hope you like this guide as my next few guides will be on chef techniques and methods. I would love to know what you think. Thanks Snapguiders😄

Ingredients

1 Onion 
1 Sharp Knife 
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