Singkamas (Jicama) Salad

Singkamas (Jicama) Salad

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"This is a very cool and satisfying salad, terrific for picnics or any outdoor fun. Singkamas is also called bangkwang or jicama."


1 h 30 m servings 113 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 113 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.5g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 244 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine the jicama, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, red onion, green chile peppers, ginger, and carrot in a large bowl. Whisk the water, vinegar, sugar, and salt together in a separate bowl; pour over the vegetable mixture and toss to coat. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.
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  1. 14 Ratings


Wonderful salad! and also good for you, the only change I made was to use Splenda and I reduced the amount to 1/4 of a cup with the stated amount it would have been too sweet for us. I can't thi...

Delicious, light, refreshing salad. I made as directed, except I cut back on the ginger. It was wonderful. I took to a potluck and was asked for the recipe. I wondered how it would be leaving...

Excellent! I loved this recipe - made it as stated but substituted Splenda for the white sugar and left out the ginger root since I don't particularly care for it. Thanks for sharing this!

I had mixed reviews on this, but overall I liked it, so 4 stars from me. I used a jalapeno and made it the day before I served it -- that was too long, and the jalapeno made this salad too spicy...

I used stevia instead of sugar!

Delicious! I used an orange pepper instead of the green bell, 4 banana peppers instead of the chile peppers and I didn't have ginger root (I thought I did) so I added a teaspoon of hot chili pow...

I used a little under 2/3 cup honey instead of white sugar. My kids even loved it! Very good.

This was delicious!! I got a jicama in my CoOp basket and had no idea what to do with it. The only thing I did was add a yellow bell pepper with everything else because I needed to use it up. Aw...

I used the juice of two limes, about a tablespoon of sugar, a tablespoon of toasted sesame oil, a handful of chopped cilantro, grated the ginger into the dressing, added about 1/2 cup of water a...