Peeling is an everyday job I any kitchen, and it can be a draining job if you don’t have the right peeler for the job. You need a peeler with reliable steel blades and an ergonomic handle that allows you to get as much skin off your fruits and veggies with as little effort as possible. Some people prefer old-school swivel peelers, other, Y-shaped peelers but the best of all are the electric peelers which can strip your potatoes clean with the press of a button. The most important thing about peelers is their durability which is why we chose these 10 top-rated peelers that will help you ease prepping in your kitchen.
EZMO Apple Peeler
If gripping an apple with one hand and the knife or peeler in the other is not your thing, then this is the peeler for you. It uses this smart technology where both the apple and the blades rotate while peeling ensuring even peeling with paper-sized peelings all around the apple. It also comes with a slicer which has a corer as well. The entire process takes seconds and there is no electricity needed. The blades are serrated stainless steel which can make thousands of peelings before needing replacement so you can expect this to last in your kitchen for ages.
OXO Good Grips Pro Swivel Peeler
As we said before, a good peeler all comes down to durability and comfort and this little peeler from OXO has all of that. It is actually one of the most common peelers in kitchens around the world. It doesn’t have many complications to it, just an ergonomic handle with an indentation near the blade to improve your drip and stainless-steel blade. The metallic body is made of cast zinc which doesn’t rust. This peeler is super-light making it easy to use even for kids. The blades are replaceable, so you can expect this to last decades in your kitchen.
COWSTOOK Electric Potato Peeler Automatic
If you want your hands-off peeling job to be faster and quieter, then going electric is the best option and this peeler will get that job done in no time. Its rotating blade get closer to the core of the apple or potato than the manual versions. There is no need to gore your fruits and vegetables with prongs as the adjustable grips just lock in without piercing. It can also run on batteries if the electricity of not available making it versatile enough for off-the-grid kitchens.
PANGPENG Electric Potato Peeler
This is a hand-held electric shaver meant to take all the work out of your peeling job. All you have to do is recharge the peeler, press the button and guide the blades along the carrot, potato, apple or whatever it is you need to peel. It works just like a wireless shaving machine, compatible with different types of blades so you can use it to peel thin and thick skin fruits and vegetables. The three blades include a Julienne peeler for making strips out of your fruits and veggies. The best part is that the blades are washable and reusable and the peeler can be charged via USB.
Gannk Potato and Vegetable Peeler
Sometimes, you need both the serrated blade and the swivel blades for peeling and slicing different sizes of skin on vegetables. This package carries both types of peelers so you can use them on a variety of veggies without having to change blades on your Y-shaped peeler. They all have high-precision blades that only cut paper-thin sheets of skin leaving your veggies all clean.
This is not just an apple peeler. It can peel potatoes, apples, tomatoes, kiwi and anything with skin that can be mounted onto the prongs. It uses a different type of crankshaft and wide serrated blades that catch a bigger portion of skin with each turn getting your apples peeled faster and better. You will have to remove the skin at the very bottom and top eye of the apple manually but it is nothing compared to peeling by hand. This peeler is cleaner and faster. The serrated blades can cut paper-thin and the size of skin removed will depend on the skin depth thanks to the serrated blades so you won’t lose much edible flesh to the peeler.
Heczy Apple Peeler
Three-pronged apple peelers are always interesting to peel with because they get the job done with a few turns on the handle. This peeler is all stainless-steel and suitable for peeling lots of apples or tomatoes without getting tired. It has a stable base and a metallic clamp that keep everything sturdy when peeling. You can choose to slice or leave your apples and potatoes whole when you are done with the dual-purpose blades at the front. The prongs hold onto the core of the apple so your slices will be all ready to eat when they are peeled.
Kuhn Rikon Original Swiss Peeler
This is one of the most popular Swiss peelers in the market. It is a regular Y-shaped peeler with strong carbon-steel blades meant for cutting paper-thin skin when peeling leaving you to enjoy most of your food. The handle is short and thick which means it doesn’t put too much pressure on your palms when peeling. It also has a potato-eye remover for chiselling out stubborn black spots in vegetables. This is one of those peelers that will stay in your kitchen for decades. The blades are universal so you can replace them when they wear out.
PL8 Apple Peeler Machine
Suction base apple peelers are the most common but sometimes not very reliable which is why some people prefer clamp-based peelers. This peeler eliminates all that with a simple extension that utilizes foldable steel legs that are stable enough to withstand hours of peeling and can be folded for storage. It is a durable manual peeler with durable metallic parts including stainless steel blades that will offer years of service. It can peel potatoes, kiwis and other vegetables and also slice them.
Starfrit Rotato Express 2.0
This is the final electric peeler that makes it to the list thanks to the high precision of the rotating robotized arm and steel blades. It uses the same clamping method to hold your apples or potatoes in place and then rotate the blade all around it removing the skin. It can also run-on batteries in case you have no power. The entire set comes with six extra blades for replacing your stock blades. The blades can also be easily removed for washing.