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Old 08-19-2009, 04:03 AM   #1
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Grating ginger?

Is there an easy way of doing this , as i find it difficult as must of the ginger gets stuck in the grater itself.

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Old 08-19-2009, 04:18 AM   #2
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When it comes to grating ginger I always use the finest grater I can find but you can buy a porcelain grater that are designed specifically for ginger.



You could also try freezing the ginger before grating.

Hope that helps
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Old 08-19-2009, 07:29 AM   #3
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That new ' food network star' lady suggested freezing the ginger and grating it that way. Whether it is easier or not, im not sure since i never tried it. She also said it lasted longer that way.
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Old 08-19-2009, 08:21 AM   #4
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I use a microplane grater. Most of the ginger does stick to the back of it, but comes off easily with a quick swipe of the finger.
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Old 08-19-2009, 09:45 AM   #5
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I keep mine in the freezer, and grate it with a microplane. No need to peel or defrost, easy-peasy.
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Old 08-19-2009, 10:10 AM   #6
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yep, I do the same, freezer, microplane
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Old 08-19-2009, 10:14 AM   #7
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Microplane grater is the only way to go for me as well
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Old 08-19-2009, 10:25 AM   #8
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You can also treat it like garlic. Smash it with the side of your chef's knife then mince it quickly.
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Old 08-19-2009, 11:09 AM   #9
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Grate with the fibers, not across them, and that helps too.
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Old 08-19-2009, 11:15 AM   #10
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Ginger's cheap too. I just trim back the skin, grate more than I need and wash the grater.
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