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How to Cut a Large Dice

Know Your Techniques: Large Dice

A large dice is a relatively straightforward knife cut. Measuring at about 3/4-inch on each side, this cut may not seem as complicated as a julienne or a chiffonade, but with the right technique, you can really speed up your prepping process.

This cut's ideal for large vegetables, like tubers. A peeled potato is an easy example.

Cut the potato into 3/4-inch planks.

Keep reading to find out how to finish this simple cut.

Cut each plank into 3/4-inch sticks.

And finally, line up the sticks together and cut 3/4-inch cubes from them. You'll end up with a nice pile of (mostly) evenly diced vegetables.

Are there any recipes you use a large dice for?

Susannah-Chen Susannah-Chen 5 years
I love this technique for soups and stews.
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