Do you know how to cut mushrooms properly? This guide will show four easy and common ways to cut mushrooms perfectly. The techniques are easy, and some handy tips will make the process a breeze!
The best cleaning technique only requires a damp piece of paper towel or cloth. Damp is the keyword here. Not wet or dripping with water. Make sure you squeeze out any moisture you can!
Stemming is optional, but I highly recommend doing it. First and foremost, it makes it easier (and safer) to cut. The mushrooms won’t roll around the board as easily.
1. Clean the mushrooms with a damp cloth. 2. Remove the stems by simply pulling them out. 3. Place the mushroom onto the chopping board, stem side down.
1. Hold the mushroom on its side against the chopping board. Then, slice it in half, but not all the way through. 2. Place the mushroom, stem side down, on the chopping board.
1. Cut the mushrooms into thin slices. 2. Take each slice and cut it into matchsticks. 3. Then, turn the sticks 90 degrees and dice them finely.
1. Place the stemmed mushrooms on the chopping board with the stem side facing downwards. 2. Hold the mushroom in place and carefully slice it as thinly as you want.