Jicama is a wonderfully crunchy, refreshing root vegetable that tastes like a combination of water chestnuts, apples and pears. Enjoy it raw with this simple, yet delicious recipe by Chef Rosa Maria Tortorici.
1 medium jicama (peeled)
3 tablespoon lime juice
1 tablespoon orange juice
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cilantro (chopped)
1. Cut the jicama lengthwise into 1/2 inch slices and then cut the slices into 1/2 inch thick.
2. Mix the juices, cayenne peeper and salt. Place the jicama in a bowl, pour the mixture and toss until coated. Garnish with cilantro.