‘It just slips out’: how to use a MICROWAVE to easily peel your messy garlic cloves

‘It just slips out’: how to use a MICROWAVE to easily peel your messy garlic cloves

  • A quick and easy way to peel garlic while cooking has been revealed
  • Instead of struggling with the garlic, pop a whole cup or clove in the microwave
  • After 20 seconds, remove the garlic and place on a cutting board
  • The garlic slides effortlessly from the peels

With more Australians taking on new cooking challenges to kill time in lockdown, there’s a little-known garlic peeling hack that will make your next prep a little easier.

All you need is fresh garlic and a microwave to remove the cloves from the peel without a knife.

Instead of struggling with the garlic, pop an entire cup or a few cloves in the microwave on high for 20 seconds.

The cloves slide effortlessly out of the peel and don’t leave you with the dreaded ‘garlic fingers’.

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The cloves slide effortlessly out of the peel and won't leave you with garlic-smelling fingers

Instead of struggling with the garlic, pop a whole cup or a few cloves in the microwave on high for 20 seconds

After heating the garlic on high, carefully pick it up or place it in a bowl as it will be hot.

The outer layers covering the garlic easily slide off or the garlic can be taken out right away by squeezing one end.

Thousands of foodies on social media are tip when cooking in the kitchen as it saves time and effort.

After heating the garlic on high, carefully pick it up or place it in a bowl as it will be hot

The outer layers covering the garlic easily slide off or the garlic can be taken out right away by squeezing one end

The outer layers covering the garlic easily slide off or the garlic can be taken out right away by squeezing one end

Youtube Channel chow hound posted a short 30 second video of US foodie Jenny Stewart demonstrating the method.

‘This is a pretty good method. There is still some zest to it, but this makes it easier,” someone wrote in the comments.

“Omg this made my whole cooking so damn easy,” added another.

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