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Apple Jicama Coleslaw

Chef John

"This crispy, crunchy, and extremely refreshing coleslaw recipe features an under-utilized vegetable found in almost every large American grocery store's produce section. I'm talking about jicama."
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20 m servings 302 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 302 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 22.5 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.6g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 206 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place cabbage, jicama, and apple in a large bowl and toss to combine.
  2. Whisk mayonnaise, pineapple juice, sugar, hot sauce, salt, and pepper in a bowl until mixture is smooth and fluffy, 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Pour mayonnaise mixture over cabbage, jicama, and apple; toss to combine. Let sit for 5 minutes.
  4. Mix in cilantro and toss again.
  5. Garnish with toasted corn bits and serve immediately.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

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  1. 37 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

This is delicious! Very refreshing, loved the crisp element from the apple and jicama! This is a keeper at our house.

Most helpful critical review

This was good but not fantastic. I didn't think the dressing had enough kick to it. Most people who ate it Easter dinner thought it was bland. May try it again and tweek the dressing somehow.

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This is delicious! Very refreshing, loved the crisp element from the apple and jicama! This is a keeper at our house.

Great! - A Killer recipe! The Corn Nuts are not optional! Fresh, delicious and oh so good! I served this with Coconut crusted chicken and grilled pineapple and peppers. A perfect meal.

My whole family really enjoyed this salad. It was a nice change of pace to traditional coleslaw. My only variation was the CornNuts. I couldn't locate them. (My husband suggested I grab a han...

Amazing twist on slaw! I did add some pineapple chunks and some bleu cheese crumbles wow!

A perfect addition to any BBQ.i will make this again!

This is great! I didn't add corn nuts and used lemon juice instead of pineapple juice. I think day 2 is best for eating it as the flavors can marinate with themselves.

Wow! Amazing taste and flavor, totally a keeper! I added 1 tsp. of sriracha and thank God I listened to my husband for not adding more otherwise it would've been too hot for us. Also I didn't ha...

I will make this again and again. I have never had a coleslaw I actually liked before this!

This is a really nice "change of pace" coleslaw recipe! I've never used Jicama before and bought an old, thick skinned one which didn't have the nice sweet flavor it should have I only ...