Jicama and Green Mango Salad

Jicama and Green Mango Salad

Crunchy and apple-like in texture and flavour, Jicama makes a wonderful addition to salads. You can cook it, but I love it raw.

This salad combines Jicama with green mango and optionally red or white radish as well. The green mango-chilli-lime component is a great set of flavours commonly found in Mexico and in South East Asia.

Jicama is rarely available here except in the best Asian Groceries and Green Groceries. Its season is Autumn through early spring, so I grab one or two when I see them. These past months I have been lucky enough to locate and exceptional Asian market and they have them regularly.

Are you looking for more Jicama recipes? You might also like to try these: Pickled Jicama, Vegetable Sticks with Spices, Spicy Radish and Jicama Salad with Coconut Milk, and A Host of Spring Salads.

Our Green Mango recipes include Vermicelli and Green Mango Salad, Pomelo Salad, and White Peas and Green Mango Sundal.

You might like to try other Bittman Salads. They include Roasted Red Pepper Salad with Mozzarella and White Beans, Cucumber Salad with Capers and Ricotta, and Fig and Almond Salad.

Are you still looking for more? Browse all of our Salad recipes here, our Green Mango dishes here, and all Jicama Recipes here. All of the Bittman Salads are here. Or explore our Early Spring recipes here.

Jicama and Green Mango Jicama and Green Mango Salad

Chop, julienne or slice jicama and mix with some chopped or sliced green (raw) mango, sea salt, lime juice, mint and green coriander (cilantro). Taste and balance the salt and lime.

Jicama and Green Mango Salad

recipe notes and alternatives
You can also add red or white radish or even raw kohlrabi. Or you can replace the jicama with the radish and/or kohlrabi.

Some chopped red chilli would go wonderfully in this salad too. Sometimes I add the tiniest bit of very finely chopped onion.

Jicama and Green Mango Salad | Salads | Summer | Autumn | A Life Time of Cooking

Enjoy!

 

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Author: Ganga108

Heat in the Kitchen, Cooking with Spirit. Temple junkie, temple builder, temple cleaner. Lover of life, people, cultures, travel. Champion of growth, change and awareness. Taker of photos. Passionate about family. Happy.

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