Finely chopped shallots are a key ingredient of many French sauces, and achieving a delicate dice shouldn’t be daunting or time consuming. With a few simple techniques you can be dicing like a pro — just remember to use a very sharp knife and keep those fingers out of the way.
Of course once you have a generous pile of chopped shallots the next logical step is to make sauce!
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