Recipe By BECCAS911
Published Dec 24th
Prep 10m Cook - Additional - Ready In 10m
Servings 4 servings Calories 77

This is a great way to serve jicama to a large group of people.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 jicama, peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Arrange the jicama on a platter. Sprinkle the lime juice and chili powder over the jicama. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 77
  • Carbohydrate 17.3 g
  • Fat 0.8 g
  • Fiber 9.5 g
  • Protein 1.7 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.2 g
  • Sodium 46.9 mg
  • Sugar 3.4 g


  1. My jicama was on the small side so I only used one tablepoon of chili powder. Also before I juiced the limes I zested them and threw the zest in as well. I thought this tasted a little flat so I added a sprinkling of garlic powder some kosher salt and a good grinding of - Read more ...
  2. This didn't do it for us, so we poured rice wine vinegar over it and added salt, and that was better. I think there's not enough lime juice called for here, probably because the size of "1 jicama" can vary a lot; you may need to adjust on the fly. For our tastes this required - Read more ...
  3. As others have mentioned, this is a common way to serve jicama in Mexico. If you have a Mexican section in your supermarket, try to find a seasoning in a shaker bottle called "tajin" that combines lime, salt and chiles. It is used for everything here, and is what I use to sprinkle on jicama. - Read more ...
  4. I wasn't thrilled with this at first as was used to jicama tasting sweet but it grew on me. The next day it was even better... and now I am a big fan! Thanks for introducing me to this new idea!!
  5. This is yummy. The only thing I add is a sprinkling of kosher salt. I always have jicama in the fridge now
  6. Fabuloso! I used to eat this all the time when I was a student in Mexico. You can use lemon juice if you don't have fresh lime juice, although lime is better to me.
  7. this is one of my favorite recipes just because it is so easy and so refreshing. I love it:)
  8. Great for adding fiber to your diet. In many areas of Central and Southern Mexico you'll find this as a traditional restaurant mainstay served at the table like the bread basket when you first sit down.