When dicing remember to try to cut pieces to uniform sizes so they cook evenly. A medium dice, for example, is generally 1/2″ x 1/2″ x 1/2″. A large dice is 3/4″ x 3/4″ x 3/4″ and a small dice is 1/4″ x 1/4″ x 1/4″.
How do you dice a 1/2 inch potato?
Step 1: Slice a strip off, lengthwise, so the potato sits flat on the cutting surface. Sometimes a peeled potato will create a small, flat edge. Step 2: Slice the potato into uniform pieces, while holding it with your non-cutting hand. Slice thinly for a smaller dice and thicker for a chunkier dice.
What shape do you need to start out with when you dice a potato?
Here’s how: Start by peeling the potato to remove the skin. Discard the skin or save it for another use. Then, slice a small amount from each side of the potato so that it has a long, rectangular shape.
Are roasted potatoes good for you?
By eating baked potatoes, you can increase the choline in your body and reduce inflammation. Baked potatoes are high in fiber, which helps with digestion. A high-fiber diet can help both diarrhea and constipation.