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Cucumber and Jicama Slaw


A chili-spiced slaw of julienned cucumber and jicama pairs well with pork tacos, fajitas, or grilled shrimp.

  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2010


  • 1 English cucumber
  • 1 small jicama
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder, such as ancho or chipotle


  1. Cut English cucumber into 3-inch lengths, then thinly slice lengthwise, avoiding center. Cut slices into matchsticks. Peel jicama and thinly slice. Working with several slices at a time, stack and cut lengthwise into matchsticks. In a bowl, toss jicama, cucumber, honey, and fresh lime juice until combined. Season with salt and chili powder.

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  • MS12137482
    11 APR, 2012
    I would use less lime juice and add more chili powder if I would make it again.