How to Dice Onion for Salad Preparation

How to dice onion quickly and easily is a skill worth learning since many recipes include deiced onion in their ingredients.

Step 1

  1. Using a sharp serrated knife, remove the top and butt ends of the onion and discard.

Step 2

  1. Lightly score down one side of the onion - not too deep, just down 1 layer.

Step 3

  1. Peel this layer and the outer skin off

Step 4

  1. Now you have a clean onion to dice.

Step 5

  1. Cut the onion in half from the top down.

Step 6

  1. Lay one half, flat side down and slice thin strips.

Step 7

  1. This is one half all sliced - ready to dice.

Step 8

  1. Carefully holding the sliced strips together - cut angle-wise into the onion to get a dice.

Step 9

  1. Continue to dice til the end.

Step 10

  1. You will now have a nice pile of diced onion.

You have now learned How to Dice an Onion

Let's see how to use it.

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