Close up of cut red onion feathers
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How to cut red onion feathers

Use this variation of red onion cut in salads, stir fries, ceviches and much more.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Author Lyn Croyle
Cost 2

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 whole red onion

Instructions

  • Remove the outer peel of the onion.
    Peeled onion is shown on cutting board.
  • Slice onion in half lengthwise.
    Onion cut in half lengthwise is shown on cutting board.
  • Remove the core part of the onion where the layers begin to get uneven and smaller.
    Onion cut in half lengthwise is shown on cutting board.
  • Slice the remaining outer layers into strips. Thin for salads and cold dishes and wider if using in stir fries or sautéed dishes.
    Demonstration of slicing onion feathers by slicing onion lengthwise.

Notes

Save the insides and use to dice up and use in other recipes.