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Refreshing Sweet and Spicy Jicama Salad (Vegan)

Rated as 4.35 out of 5 Stars
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"I made this as a side dish with some grilled basil chicken and spicy Italian chicken sausages; it was perfect! If you don't like spicy food, just cut back on the Thai chiles. My boyfriend and I loved it!"
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Ingredients

50 m servings 119
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine jicama, orange chunks, red bell pepper, cucumber, sweet yellow and orange peppers, radishes, Thai chile peppers, jalapeno pepper, cilantro, lemon juice, and black pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until flavors blend, about 30 minutes.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 119 calories; 0.5 28.3 3.3 0 16 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I made this recipe with a few substitutions: I had no navel oranges so used a can of mandarin oranges. I also had red bell pepper and 1 orange and 1 yellow anaheim and 1 jalapeno. Everything e...

Most helpful critical review

Pretty to look at, but I found it too bland. Won't be making again.

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I made this recipe with a few substitutions: I had no navel oranges so used a can of mandarin oranges. I also had red bell pepper and 1 orange and 1 yellow anaheim and 1 jalapeno. Everything e...

We paired this with burgers, and it provided great balance. This salad has a fantastic, simple flavor, and it's beautiful. I recommend adding a splash of oj and red wine vinegar if you like your...

This is GREAT! Crunchy and fresh, and perfect with a warm spicy dish, or it would be great with some grilled chicken for a summer dinner. I did add fresh grated citrus zest on top and that mad...

Healthy beautiful salad! I didn't have thai chiles I'm sure they're a great addition. I added one grated carrot, some orange juice and extra lemon juice to the "dressing. Great as a side dish...

This recipes makes enough for an army--I used half a large jicama and adjusted the other ingredients to try to cut it in half. But it still made an enormous bowlful. Also, I used just one Thai c...

I did not use the bell r sweet peppers as I had a dinner guest who does not like them. I added a couple of avocados instead. It was delicious with the avocados, so i am sure it would be fantasti...

Pretty to look at, but I found it too bland. Won't be making again.

Could only find dried Thai chilies. Made for a group so only used one of the dried chilies. LOTS of chopping. Peeling the jicama was quite difficult; veg peeler did not work; had to use parin...

I used canned mandarin oranges and only 1 bell pepper. The other peppers seemed excessive. Very refreshing and an excellent healthy side!