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Sweet and Sour Jicama Salad

sweet sour jicama salad
  • (1/4 cup) cider vinegar
  • (1 1/2 Tbsp.) mild-flavored honey
  • (1 Tbsp.) canola oil
  • (2 tsp.) minced onion
  • (1-1 1/2 tsp.) mild-to-medium-hot New Mexican red chile powder, plus more for garnish
  • (1/4 tsp.) salt
  • (2 cups) jícama, peeled and diced
  • (1 medium) English cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • (2 Tbsp.) fresh mint, chopped

Sweet and Sour Jicama Salad

An easy, sweet jicama salad with cucumber and mint in a sour and spicy dressing.

Preparation Time
About 20 minutes
Cook Time
No cooking required


  1. 1In a blender, combine vinegar, honey, oil, onion, chile powder and salt. Puree until smooth, pour into a large bowl. Toss in jicama, cucumber and mint. Refrigerate 30 minutes.

  2. 2Serve with extra chile powder, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2/3 cup

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 63
  • Total Fat 3 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 10 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 105 mg
  • Fiber 3 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Salad

Recipe Subcategory: Fruit/Vegetable Salads

Recipe Ethnicity: Mexican/Southwestern

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Other Animal Ingredients

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.