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Quick video: how to peel an orange with a knife

Learn how to peel an orange with a knife properly in just 20 seconds (watch the video above). Take care not to slip when using sharp knives.

Step-by-step guide: how to peel an orange with a knife

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1. Top and tail your orange using a sharp knife. This will give your orange a solid base to sit on.

2. Cut curved slices off the orange, working around its circumference. 

3. Why not use your newfound skill in the recipe below?

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CHICKPEA, MINT, ORANGE AND FETA SALAD

15 minutes, serves 2, easy

orange 1

mint 1 small bunch, chopped

chickpeas 400g tin, rinsed and drained

parsley 1 small bunch, chopped

feta 100g, broken into chunks

olive oil 2 tbsp, mixed with juice of 1 orange and 1 tbsp cider vinegar

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step 1

Cut the peel and pith off the orange with a sharp knife, then finely slice across the orange. Toss everything together and season well.