Cutting Julienne Strips and Slivers
Slice perfect vegetable strips.
Make sure to slice thin slivers.
To cut vegetables
into julienne strips, use a cleaver or
to slice the food into pieces about 2 inches long and about 1/4 inch thick.
Stack the slices
and cut them lengthwise again into strips about 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick.
To sliver green onion
, garlic, or gingerroot, use a cleaver or chef's knife to cut the food into 2-inch or shorter lengths.
Halve each section
lengthwise or cut lengthwise into thin slices about 1/8 inch thick.
Cut each half
or slice lengthwise into thin slivers about 1/8 inch thick.
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