Citrus Jicama Salad

Citrus Jicama Salad

Jicama, Pachyrhizus erosus, is a popular edible root in Mexico; its Spanish name comes from ancient Nahualt: xicamatl. It has a rich crispy-water texture, high in raw fiber.

Serves: 4

Peeled wedges of the following various citrus:

  • 1 large ripe organic red grapefruit
  • 2 ripe oranges
  • 3 ripe mandarins or tangerines
  • 1 peeled raw jicama cut in wedges or cubes


  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 pinch of red cayenne chili
  • A few chop leaves of cilantro
  1. Place all ingredients in a chilled glass bowl and gently mix them to coat citrus wedges and jicama cubes
  2. Place and let rest in your refrigerator for at least an hour to blend flavors.  Serve.
  3. You can eat this salad as treats to refresh your body and renew your energy levels as a snack or enjoy it with grilled shrimp, crab, or cold Roasted Chicken cubed [PAGE] as a full lunch meal.

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