Jicama Salad

jicama jicama salad with crushed pepper
On right, sprinkled with crushed red pepper

Jicama is a crunchy, starchy tuber originally from Mexico. It is gaining popularity as a salad ingredient and as an appetizer that can be used with dip.


1 jicama
2-4 large chiles, roasted and peeled
*2 limes
Salt and pepper to taste

Peel the jicama with potato peeler.

Cut into small cubes

Add chopped chiles and squeeze juice from limes onto jicama.

Mix well.

Cover and refrigerate for one hour.

*Old World Ingredient