Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Jicama
Jicama Combo! Combine cubed jicama, a sliced cucumber, and orange sections. Sprinkle with chili powder and salt. Drizzle with juice of ½ lemon and mix well.
Toss in a Salad. Try this delicious Jicama and Red Pepper Salad.
Saute It! Saute cubes of jicama in a small amount of olive oil until browned. Add 1 small sliced onion, ½ red pepper cut into strips. Cook until onion is translucent and add a ¼ cup water or broth. Cook until jicama is tender.
Do Something Different for Your Stir Fry. Add jicama to a stir fry.
Roasted Jicama? You bet! Peel a jicama and cut into cubes. Toss cubes with 1 small chopped onion, a small amount of olive oil, ½ teaspoon minced garlic, rosemary and parsley. Spread on a baking pan and roast in a 400 degree oven for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
Spice It Up! Try this spicy Jicama-Orange Salsa at your next Cinco de Mayo celebration.
Jicama Relish. At your next barbecue, serve Jicama Relish for the burgers and hot dogs.
Jicama Chips. Peel jicama and thinly slice. Arrange on a plate and squeeze with juice of ½ lime. Sprinkle lightly with salt, sugar and chili powder. Chill for 20 minutes and serve.
Jicama Slaw. Add julienned jicama to your coleslaw, or make a Jicama Slaw.
Crudités Surprise. Add jicama slices to your crudités tray.
It will be a pleasant surprise.