How to Blanch Pearl Onions

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Pearl onions are great for stews and poultry dishes, so our expert shows you how to blanch pearl onions in this free cooking video.

Part of the Video Series: Coq Au Vin Recipe
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Video Transcript

Next in our veggie list for our coq au vin, we want to prepare our pearl onions. To make it easier to peel what you want to do is because these are tiny like a onion it is easier to peel it cause it is bigger. These are just small. Go ahead and put them in some boiling water, we are just going to blanch these it is only going to take about a minute. We are just going to soften up those peels to make it much easier, much much easier to peel. I would show you how to do that so about a minute. So now these has been blanching just about a minute of so. I'm going to take them off and put them into some cold water. That would help you in the peeling process cause these are going to be very very hot. If you have time to do this a day before that is fine to you know you can do a whole bunch of them if you like. Just go ahead and put that in there and you would be able to peel these very easily. I would show you how to do that.


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