How to Peel a Kiwi

This is the easiest way to peel a Kiwi Fruit. Trust me. If you love Kiwi Fruit like I do, you need to perfect this technique.

Kiwis are a great fruit but can be a pain to peel to get to the superb green interior. Personally, I used to struggle back in the day. Until now.

ripe kiwi

Before you start, you need the make sure your Kiwis are ripe. The easiest way to tell if a Kiwi Fruit is ripe and ready to eat is when you press the outside of the kiwi and it’s slightly soft. If it’s hard your kiwi is not ready to eat.

kiwi spoon

My wife has mad skills when it comes to removing the skin from a Kiwi Fruit. It’s so quick and easy that I shot a video of her doing it. Practice makes perfect!

Now wasn’t that easy? Sure videos always make things look super easy but this one really is. If I learned anything from making this tutorial for you is that you need to make sure your Kiwi Fruit is ripe. If not, you might struggle a bit.

kiwi fruit skinned

If you are not familiar with Kiwi Fruit, then you should read this article I found on Wikipedia about Kiwi Fruit. If you’ve never had a chance to taste a Kiwi, you need to go to your local grocery store and get yourself some! If you are interested in learning how to grow your own, check out this article on How to Grow Kiwi Plant.

So now that you know how to peel a Kiwi, you need to make my Kiwi Walnut Bread. One of the most unique loaves of bread you will ever make!

If you found this tutorial helpful, you might want to check these out: How to Cut an Avocado, How to Store Fresh Rosemary and How to Make Perfect Bacon.

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How to Peel a Kiwi

This is the easiest way to peel a Kiwi Fruit. Trust me. If you love Kiwi Fruit like I do, you need to perfect this technique.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 1 kiwi
Calories 56 kcal


  • Knife
  • Spoon


  • 1 Kiwi
  • Knife
  • Spoon


  • Cut off each end of the Kiwi Fruit.
  • Using a spoon, insert between the skin and the fruit.
    kiwi spoon
  • Rotate the Kiwi to separate the skin from the fruit.

Recipe Video


Calories: 56kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 3mgPotassium: 284mgFiber: 3gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 79IUVitamin C: 84mgCalcium: 31mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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  1. Marg says:

    Very informative. Would never have thought of this method.