Jicama and Red Pepper Salad

Patrick Johnson


I took a leap when I made this recipe 8-9 years ago. I am a west Texas boy. Jicama? Sounds like a new language. WRONG! Good stuff with a raw potato texture...a little sweet with a little crunch. Just try it.

I may grill it soon. Stay tuned.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1 large
    lemon, juiced
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 tsp
    tobasco sauce
  • 1/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 lb
    jicama, peeled and julienned
  • 1 large
    red bell pepper, seeded, deribbed, julienned
  • 2 large
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2
    green onion, sliced thin on the bias

How to Make Jicama and Red Pepper Salad


  1. In large bowl, blend the lemon juice with sugar, salta dn Tabasco.
  2. Whisk in oil slowly in a steady stream.
  3. Toss jicama, bell pepper, garlic, cilantro and green onion with dressing and serve.

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About Jicama and Red Pepper Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #jicama

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