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RAW Nuts - How to Open Our Young Coconuts

How to Open Our RAW Nuts Young Coconuts

Open Young CoconutSo you have some of our RAW Nuts Young Coconuts but you have no idea how to open them.

Don't worry - you do not need a drill or angle grinder! Opening them is actually quite simple, and practice makes perfect.

Use our Crack-It Coconut Opener

You can buy our Crack-It Young Coconut Opener in our shop here. This lets you open our Young Coconuts easily enabling you to drink the water with a straw.  

RAW Nuts Crack-It Coconut Opener

How to Open a Young Coconut with a standard Large Kitchen Knife!

Our RAW Nuts Young Coconuts are actually quite easy to open with a large kitchen knife.

You do not need to buy any special tools to open our Young Coconuts, just use a sturdy knife, but please watch your fingers!

You might find this challenging to start with, but after you have done it once or twice, you will find it easy!

Our coconuts are completely full to the brim with water, so please keep them upright when opening.

1) Take a large, sturdy kitchen knife

How to open Young Coconuts with a Kitchen Knife

2) Hit coconut hard using the end of the knife nearest the handle

Hold the Young Coconut with one hand at the base. Using the wide end (nearest the handle), hit the top of the young Coconut hard, as shown in the photo below.

Opening Young Coconut with Kitchen Knife

3) Repeat by hitting around the top

Continuing to hold the coconut, turn it & hit hard around the top of the coconut until you break through the internal nut. Do not be afraid to hit hard!

How to open Young Coconut with Kitchen Knife

4) Prise open coconut using the end the knife or your finger

You should now be able to prise open the coconut using the end of the knife, or your fingers.

Shoudl it not open, you may not have cut through the internal nut enough. If you have created a hole you should be able to cut it open further, or hit it harder to break it further.

Opening Young Coconut with Knife     Young Coconut Opened with Knife

5) Drink the Young Coconut Water and then scoop out & eat the Young Coconut Meat

You can scoop out the meat with a spoon, or to access the meat more easily you can cut the coconut in half once you have drunk or emptied the water.