Buying a ripe avocado properly does not happen very often. It is often harder than a stone. To remedy this, there are simple tips to slightly accelerate its maturity.
The skin of your avocados is thick and firm; are these hard as a rock? Rather than leaving them aside for lunch this afternoon, ripen them in just a few minutes. Yes, yes, it is possible and it is easy to do!
Too hard a lawyer is not inevitable. If you don’t have time to let it ripen for 2 or 3 days, don’t panic, try our simple tips!
You need an oven, a baking sheet and aluminum foil. The trick is to heat your avocados. But why ? Because avocados release ethylene gas, under the effect of heat, and ripen more quickly on contact.
How to ripen an avocado within the oven ?
Then preheat your oven to 90 ° C. Wrap your avocados in aluminum foil and place them on your baking sheet. When the oven is preheated, put in your avocados and wait 10 minutes. At the end of this time, take your avocados out of the oven and remove the sheets of aluminum foil. Your avocados are now ripe and will be ready to eat as you wish once they have cooled.
The heat of the oven will speed up the ripening of your avocado expressly. But be careful, you don’t want to cook it, so don’t leave it on for too long.
And if you are not in a hurry
Truth be told, this tip is not the only one that exists to ripen avocados. Yes, it is the fastest, but other longer methods also work. Among these are:
How to ripen an avocado with aluminium foil ?
Using aluminum foil, you can also speed up avocado ripening in just a few minutes.
Here, we don’t use the microwave, but we put it on an oven rack to cook it at a temperature of 200 ºC.
Take a good amount of aluminum foil and cover all the avocado.
Put it on the oven rack for 10 minutes
Wait for it to cool completely, remove the paper and you can eat it!
How to ripen an avocado with paper bag and banana:
Bananas produce ethylene when they ripen. The avocado therefore matures more quickly in the presence of the latter since it is itself sensitive to this ethylene. The paper bag, meanwhile, increases the presence of this ethylene in the air around the fruit. Place your avocados during a sack with a ripe banana. Close the bag, place it in your oven or microwave off and wait 12 to 24 hours.
How to ripen an avocado with salt:
Salt accelerates the ripening of a fruit on contact. Cut the tips of your avocados at their stems; pour salt inside the fruit. Close the openings by replacing the sliced avocado tips on them, like lids, and wait 24 hours.