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Tangy Jicama Slaw Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Tangy Jicama Slaw

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"This was a little bit of an experiment, and turned out getting rave reviews. I will try to be as close to amounts as possible, but I did add more to taste in some cases. I think that is the beauty of this, you can make it how you like it!"

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  • PREP

    15 mins

    25 mins


  1. Combine the jicama, cilantro, lime juice, lemon juice, and mandarin orange segments with a small amount of the syrup from the can in a bowl; mix to evenly coat. Allow mixture to sit 10 minutes. Season with salt and stir just before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 23, 2009

Excellent, very close to what I had in Mexico, can use regular oranges also, everyone loved it at the party.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 07, 2012

This is a good BASE recipe. I added the chili powder after I made it at one other reviewer's suggestion to help. I probably won't make it again because no one in my family loved it. The kids (jicama fans) would not touch it after one bite. They actually asked if they could just eat the brussel sprouts on their plates instead. It was a weird moment.


16 Ratings

Jul 19, 2010

I am new to jicama. This is so fresh and tasty that I will be preparing it a lot. I used a fresh orange and added a sweet red bell pepper. I also added 2 TBS of orange marmalade and the zest from the lime and the orange. No salt and no pepper. This is great as a salad, a snack and also tasty over fish or chicken or pork. I think the word "slaw" probably turns cooks away from trying this. I'm sure glad I did try it. Thanks for sharing. Also, the nice thing about the jicama is that it doesn't turn brown, just stays nice and white!

Sep 17, 2011

As it is, tasty and refreshing. I used a regular orange as I had one of those in the fridge. The saltiness was a nice counter to the sweet and sour . I love chili powder on my jicama so I sprinkled a bit on the salad. I liked it even better with that on it!

Jun 20, 2011

This is just awesome!! My first time using jicama and I wasn't sure what to do with it -- except have it with dip. Then I found this recipe and I'm glad I did! I did add lemon and lime zests and I used "no sugar added" mandarin oranges and used all of the liquid from the can. I only had dried cilantro -- I used about a Tbsp and a half or so. Very yummy! :D

Jun 11, 2010

How did this have 3.5 stars when it only has 1 review that gives it 5 stars? I haven't tried it but am giving 5 just because I almost didn't look at it because it only had 3.5

Aug 13, 2010

This has a really bright taste to it and was wonderful!

Sep 27, 2011

I have made this a couple times and it gets rave reviews. Instead of chopping the jicama, I put in my my food processor and shred it. It may be a little more work, but it makes a lot more salad!


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  • Calories
  • 67 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 6.3 g
  • 25%
  • Protein
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 8 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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