Recipe by lola
"This is a very cool and satisfying salad, terrific for picnics or any outdoor fun. Singkamas is also called bangkwang or jicama."
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jicama, peeled and cut into matchsticks
red bell pepper, cut into long thin strips
green bell pepper, cut into long thin strips
red onion, sliced into thin lengthwise slivers
green chile peppers - halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut into strips
1 (2 inch) piece
fresh ginger root, thinly sliced
carrot, cut into matchsticks
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 think of something you can do to make it any better.Thanks lola for a delicious and healthy salad! Elvira Silva.
This was okay. I love my veggies, but this was in some ways just a little...I don't know...too much. Dressing is good and the veggies are good. I think it just needed something that wasn't so crunchy to tone it down a bit. My jaws were tired after eating this. :)
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 out the ginger and adding lime juice and cilantro. I'll try that next time. Definitely a keeper!
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 for most people, so next time I'll use anaheims or poblanos plus not make it that far ahead! The ginger was very much the odd man out here, and many people made a face when they first tasted it, probably because they don't taste it much, but no one commented really. This was a good salad, with a definite Asian flair. Thanks for the recipe!
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 powder to the dressing. Very nice flavor. Served with Pollo Oaxaca and beans and rice.
I used a little under 2/3 cup honey instead of white sugar. My kids even loved it! Very good.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Singkamas (Jicama) Salad
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 2
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