Jicama Appetizer

Jicama Appetizer


"This is a great way to serve jicama to a large group of people."


10 m servings 77 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 77 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 0.8 g
  • 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.3g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 47 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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As others have mentioned, this is a common way to serve jicama in Mexico. If you have a Mexican section in your supermarket, try to find a seasoning in a shaker bottle called "tajin" that combi...

Fabuloso! I used to eat this all the time when I was a student in Mexico. You can use lemon juice if you don't have fresh lime juice, although lime is better to me.

Great for adding fiber to your diet. In many areas of Central and Southern Mexico you'll find this as a traditional restaurant mainstay, served at the table like the bread basket when you first...

I have been eating Jicama like this for years. This is the normal in Mexico. You have to like lime or you won't like this. It does have a lot of flavor and people who do not like anything spic...

This didn't do it for us, so we poured rice wine vinegar over it and added salt, and that was better. I think there's not enough lime juice called for here, probably because the size of "1 jicam...

My jicama was on the small side, so I only used one tablepoon of chili powder. Also, before I juiced the limes, I zested them and threw the zest in as well. I thought this tasted a little flat...

I wasn't thrilled with this at first, as was used to jicama tasting sweet, but it grew on me. The next day it was even better... and now I am a big fan! Thanks for introducing me to this new i...

This is yummy. The only thing I add is a sprinkling of kosher salt. I always have jicama in the fridge now

I did not like this very much, but I was happy to have tried jicama. Now my experience with it will give me a better idea of what to do with it in the future.