How do you open a coconut with a knife?
How to open a coconut with a chef’s knife? Open the top of the coconut: Hold the coconut firmly, use a cutter or chef’s knife to hit the dome. Turn the coconut and repeat the blows until you crack the shell around all the edges. You should now be able to peel or pull the top of the shell.
How do you open the shell of a coconut?
On top of the coconut are usually the ‘eyes’, where the shell is thinnest. The goal is to make a hole in the eye and squeeze the fluid out of it. You can use a screwdriver or a large clean nail and a hammer to drive it into the shell. When you have holes, simply drain the coconut water into a glass.
Why doesn’t my coconut open? Heating the coconut in the oven helps to soften it enough that you can just hit it on a hard surface to open it. See the article : What is the best tool to open a coconut?. If you do not have access to the oven, a simple hammer or hammer can help you open the coconut.