Are there any types of onions that are less likely to make one cry while cutting them than others? Please describe all types. Thanks.?
- XintharLv 511 months ago
Green onions. Cut any onions under water the round yellow or white bulbs. Or the reddish purple ones.
- deniseLv 711 months ago
Scallions, chives and leeks, are mild, they should'nt cause crying.
I find red onions are'nt as strong as brown / white onions.
Shallots can be mild or strong, depending on their size.
- MarkLv 711 months ago
"Sweet" onions. But you can reduce "crying" by either refrigerating the onion first or cutting it under running water.
- ckngbbblsLv 711 months ago
I find that smaller onions seem stronger than large ones. Even in the same bag of onions the same size, some are VERY strong and some are not.
I spent 25 years as a chef chopping onions by hand or in a food chopper and they all make you cry.
Its one reason chefs are so fast at it: to get it over with as quick as possible.
You do become used to it somewhat.
- How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
- ♥Sweetness♥Lv 711 months ago
The two that bother me the least are red onions and Spanish onions. But I think it is going to be up to the sensitivity of the person who is cutting them as to how much the onion bothers them.
- Anonymous11 months ago
Use leeks or shallots.
- pattyLv 611 months ago
keep the onions in the fridge for a while. then u don't cry. or wear some goggles.