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You Will Need
- A fresh chile pepper
- A paring knife
- A cutting board
- And some soap
- A pair of rubber gloves
Quickly rinse the chile pepper under cold running water or use a damp paper towel to wipe any dirt from the chile.
Cut off stem
Place the chile in the center of a cutting board and cut off the stem just below the curve.
Slice the chile in half lengthwise from stem to end.
Cut away insides
With the paring knife, cut away the seeds and the thin whitish ribs (also called ‘membranes’).
Your chile is now prepped for cutting however you like: slice it, dice it, chop it, or drop it…into a food processor.
Wash your hands and utensils thoroughly.