Seeding a chili pepper is one of those tricky kitchen tasks. What part should you cut first? Is it better to slice the pepper lengthwise? Will the seeds get everywhere?
Luckily, you can learn how to seed a chili pepper in under 30 seconds. That’s thanks to this nifty video from Whole Foods Market that shows you every step of the process.
The only tool you'll need is a pairing knife so you can make a few cuts. If you are afraid of cutting yourself while deveining the pepper with the knife, try using a spoon instead. It’ll work just as well and keep your hands steady.
Removing the seeds will help tame the spice in jalapeños, serranos and other hot peppers so you can put them in your favorite dishes. Learn how it's done:
HOW TO SEED A CHILI PEPPER