How to Blanch, Split, & Sliver Almonds

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READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
1
YIELD:
1 cup
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. * Additionally 1 fine bladed knife to split & sliver (if needed).
  2. Boil water and pour over almonds in a small bowl.
  3. Leave for 2-3 minutes then drain.
  4. When cool enough to handle squeeze the nut and the kernel will pop out of its skin.
  5. Use as required.
  6. To Split:
  7. Separate the two halves with the knife.
  8. Use as required.
  9. To Sliver:
  10. Soak them a little longer when blanching to soften the kernel.
  11. Cut them into 3-4 slivers.
  12. Dry out slivers in a 300F/150C oven.
  13. Use as required.

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