How to Remove Hazelnut Skins

How to Remove Hazelnut Skins

Hazelnuts are sometimes required "bare-skinned" in recipes. Removing the papery skins is easy to do; this articles explains just how.

Steps

Image titled Remove Hazelnut Skins Step 1
1
Preheat the oven to 180ºC/350ºF.
Image titled Remove Hazelnut Skins Step 2
2
Place the hazelnuts on a tray. Remove any shell pieces or foreign material.
Image titled Remove Hazelnut Skins Step 3
3
Put the tray into the oven and toast the hazelnuts for 5–10 minutes.
Image titled Remove Hazelnut Skins Step 4
4
Remove from the heat and place in a clean tea towel.
Image titled Remove Hazelnut Skins Step 5
5
Rub the hazelnuts in the tea towel and the skins will come off easily.
Image titled Remove Hazelnut Skins Intro
6
Finished.
Advertisement