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How much dried ginger do I substitute for fresh ginger?
Last Updated: 17th May, 2020
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Similarly, how much ground ginger do I substitute for fresh ginger?
Gourmet recommends substituting 1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger for each 1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger. According to Dr. Gourmet, the best substitute for fresh ginger is ¼ cup crystallized ginger—with the sugar rinsed off—for every tablespoon of fresh ginger a recipe calls for.
can I use ginger powder instead of grated ginger? If you use fresh ginger in place of ground ginger, you will have to use more and you may need to grind it finely as chunks of ginger may affect the texture of your dish. If you do have to substitute one for the other, remember that 1 tablespoon of grated fresh ginger is equal to 1/8 teaspoon of ground ginger.
Similarly, can you substitute pickled ginger for fresh ginger?
Pickled ginger can be used as a substitute for fresh ginger in some Asian recipes, but be prepared for that tangy pickled taste to come through, and use it sparingly so that it doesn't overwhelm other flavors.
How much ground ginger is equal to 1 inch fresh ginger?
Other authorities suggest a 1-inch piece of fresh ginger is the equivalent to 1 1/4 teaspoons of ground or 1 tablespoon crystallized ginger.