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Jicama Salad with Chile and Lime

Jicama Salad with Chile and Lime
Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes Number of Servings: 8
Actual Cooking Time:No cooking required Source: Kitchen Link
Food Groups: Fruits, Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetables
Meal Type: Salads & Dressings
Nutrition Content: Low Calorie, Low Fat, Low Sodium
Origin: Mexican & Spanish
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Simple (6 or less ingredients)


1 medium Jicama, about (1 pound)
2 small Cucumbers, seeded and sliced into 1/4 inch slices
3 seedless Oranges, peeled, halved and sliced
8 Radishes, thinly sliced
1/3 cup Lime juice (2 limes)
Salt (dash)
2 to 3 teaspoons ground red Chili*
1/3 cup chopped fresh Cilantro


Peel jicama, cut in half, then slice in 1/4 inch slices. Cut slices in half diagonally. Toss jicama with cucumbers, oranges, radishes and lime juice. Salt to taste. Arrange on serving platter, sprinkle with chile and garnish with cilantro. Serve immediately.

*Check Mexican markets for ground red chile or substitute cayenne pepper (for a hot flavor) or chili powder (for a milder flavor).

Nutrient Information
Calories: 53
Total Fat: 0
Saturated Fat: 0
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0
Monounsaturated Fat: 0
Sodium: 154 mg
Carbohydrates: 12 g
Protein: 1 g
Fiber: 4 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 34 mg

Cook's Notes: