jicama

All pictures on this page were borrowed from the internet

Jicama is the tuber root of a Mexican vine plant. It has a crunchy texture and a very refreshing taste.

a. raw jicama

various dates

Look for fresh, firm tubers without blemishes. Older tubers often suffer from internal rot.

INGREDIENTS

This is what you need for 2 servings:

  • 1 lb. fresh jicama tuber
Pic1: jicama tuber

Directions

jicama, lime, tajin chile powder

Pic2-4: fry-cut jicama, lime, tajin chile powder

This is how Marielos likes them best.

 

raw jicama recipes on the internet

Think carrots. Substitute with jicama.

 

Pic5-7: jicama salads

 

Pic8-10:  jicama salads

b. jicama fries

These jicama fries are amazing. I deep-fried some in December 2019 or January 2020.
The pictures were lost because of a computer crash. 

INGREDIENTS

This is what you need for 2 servings:

  • 1 lb. fry-cut jicama
Pic11: jicama fries

Directions

 

Pic12: Always store peeled jicama submerged in water.
Pic13+14: jicama fries