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How to clean peppers: tips for cleaning classic or friggitelli peppers. Clean peppers for stuffing or roasting. How to peel roasted peppers.
On this page we will see how to clean peppers, we will analyze the different culinary needs. To clean and cut the vegetables, as always, we recommend the use of a suitable knife. To clean and cut vegetables quickly, there is no better ally than a paring knife.
The paring knife is useful for cleaning large peppers as well as green peppers more commonly known asfriggiarelli peppers or friggiatelli, depending on the local dialect.
How to clean friggitelli peppers
THEfriggitelli peppers, better defined as sweet peppers, they are very tasty to be eaten raw or cooked. In southern Italy ifriggitelli peppersThey are calledgreen chillies or river chillies.
They are cleaned by removing all the seeds from inside. Like? The core is removed and the pulp is crushed in order to facilitate the release of the seeds.
How to clean peppers to make stuffed
Also in this case the core is removed, but this time the seeds should not be removed by pressing the pulp: care must be taken to shake the pepper well and remove the seeds still anchored to the pulp.
Forclean stuffed peppersthere are special kitchen utensils, an example is theremove-coreshown in the photo above.
This kitchen utensil is useful for those who love to prepare stuffed peppers, but if it is a one-off recipe, the paring knife is far more suitable!
The tool in question can be purchased in hotel and restaurant supply stores, or by taking advantage of online sales. On Amazon, the utensil made of stainless steel and dishwasher safe, can be bought at a price of 12.95 euros with free shipping.
How to clean roasted peppers
Therecleaning of roasted peppersit is a real torture. Yes, because when it comes toroast the peppers, these must absolutely not be cleaned after cooking.
It is necessary to roast the pepper still intact in all its parts, otherwise the pulp will tend to dehydrate without returning that good flavor that we so much desire.
To roast the peppers, you have to wash the outside, dry it thoroughly, and place it on the grill or on the cast iron plate. The pepper should be turned so as to ensure uniform cooking on each side.
Only when theroasted pepperwill have finished cooking, it will be possible to clean and peel it.How to peel peppers? With a lot of patience but ... the trick is in cooking: if the pepper is sufficiently cooked, the skin will come off very quickly.
How to peel roasted peppers
Some users advise to carefully roast the pepper, transfer it to a food paper bag and rub the surface: from direct experience I tell you that this method does not work! Or rather, it only works in areas where the skin of the pepper is already well lifted ... So don't waste your time. Avoid trying.
As stated, forpeel a pepper, the secret is cooking. Make sure that each area of the pepper is well roasted and then choose peppers with a square base and not deformed, so the heat can reach every part of the surface of the pepper.
Alternatively, you can choose oven cooking. that's howpeel the peppersspecially baked in the oven.
Lightly grease the surface of the peppers with extra virgin olive oil.
Place the peppers, intact in every part, on the baking sheet lined with greaseproof paper.
Put the peppers in a preheated oven at the maximum temperature. Leave them in the oven for 15 - 25 minutes depending on the capacity of your oven.
Constantly check the peppers: the oil and the heat will swell the skin of the pepper which will go away more easily.
You can also cut the peppers in half as shown in the photo above, but in this case you have to be very careful because a second of distraction is enough to have a dehydrated and no longer so tasty pepper. Dehydrated peppers are also more difficult to peel.
To knowhow to clean peppers to be made in oil or vinegarwe invite you to read the guide dedicated to peppers in oil.
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