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You Have Been Peeling Oranges Wrong All These Years (Video)

Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C and can make a healthy snack, but peeling the skin off can be a huge pain. This genius trick for peeling different types of citrus fruits with a knife is a great time saver.

The new “life hack” video below, uploaded to YouTube by Rumble Viral, shows how to peel an orange in less than 40 seconds with three slices of a knife.

According to the Daily Mail, the 39-second video demonstrates the best way to open the citrus fruit in three easy steps:

1. Cut off the top and the bottom of the orange.

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2. Make a lengthwise cut into one side of the orange.

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3. Spread the skin open, revealing all the intact and neat sections.

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The simple method, which has since gone viral since it was posted to YouTube earlier this month, involves easy clean up and no more messy and sticky hands.

According to, this can be done with a mandarin orange, which is smaller and easier to peel than regular oranges.

Check out the whole video here:

Sources: Daily MailLifehacker

Photo Credit: Rumble Viral/YouTube, Adam Wyles/Flickr


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