What are Boiler Onions?
- These underground bulbs are widely used in all cuisines for their pungent flavor. Boiler onions are considered dry onions because they are sheathed in a dry, papery skin. Boilers are cultivated in a number of colors such as white, gold, and red or purple.
How to Eat
- Boiler onions are generally served as a side dish or roasted with meat or poultry. Boilers also make an excellent addition to soups and stews.
- Good source vitamin C.
How to Choose
- Choose bright, clean, firm onions.
How to Store
- Store refrigerated in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place up to 1 month. Do not store with potatoes as they will take on moisture from them and quickly decay. If boilers begin to sprout, trim ends and refrigerate in plastic wrap and use within 1 week.
Asian Chicken Skewers with Pearl Onions Ingredients: Skewers 24 Pearl Onions, or 1 8-oz package of Frieda’s Boiler Onions, peeled according to package directions 6 boned, skinned chicken breasts, cut into julienne strips 2 red, green, or yellow bell peppers, … Continue reading