How to Peel Tamarillos

Tamarillos are good for cooking and blending when the skins have been removed. Here is the easy method for peeling them.

Steps

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    Place the tamarillos into a large bowl.
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    Bring water to boil in the kettle.
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    Pour the boiling water over the tamarillos in the bowl. Leave to sit in the hot water for two minutes.
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    Drain off the hot water carefully.
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    Plunge the tamarillos into a bowl or sink of cold water. Start peeling the cooled tamarillos. You'll find that the skin lifts off easily.
    • Use your usual peeling method, such as using a peeler or a small peeling knife.
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    Use as required. Tamarillos are great eaten as they are, with ice cream, in fruit salad, or added to a pavlova.

Things You'll Need

  • Bowls
  • Hot water and cold water
  • Peeling device such as a knife or peeler

Article Info

Categories: Peeling Food