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How to open young coconut

I often use young coconut in various recipes. How to open young coconut? Here is the way I like to do it.

Prepare a machete for opening the coconut, jag for gathering the liquid and a bag for keeping the mess contained.

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Put the coconut on its side and whack it with the machete. As soon as the liquid appears, pour it into the jag to preserve it.

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I like to drink the coconut water straight away unless I am using it in a recipe. Cheers!

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Spoon the flesh out. This is a spoon I use. Apple corer works well too. Coconut flesh is great ingredient for making cream, sauces or noodles.

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