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How to Peel Garlic Fast

  • Author: chefjar
  • Total Time: 1 minute
  • Yield: 4 1x


Learn how to peel garlic fast with this easy life hack. The shake method will become your new favorite way to peel the entire clove of garlic for a variety of meals!


  • 1 garlic head


  • Separate the cloves from the root, using the palm of your hand.  Simply put your palm on the garlic bulb and push down.
  • Place unpeeled garlic cloves in a large jar, bowl or sealable container. It should be much larger than the garlic.
  • Close the jar or container. Shake it energetically for about 30 seconds.
  • Discard all the garlic peel and get rid of any that  still be attached. It usually comes off very easily.


Storage: You can store any peeled garlic cloves ( minced, sliced or crushed) in  the refrigerator  for 8-10 days. 

Nutrition data: The information provide is an estimate for the garlic alone.

  • Prep Time: 1 min
  • Cook Time: 0 min


  • Calories: 1kcal
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Sodium: 1g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: how to peel garlic, garlic