A jicama, pronounced heecamah, is a root vegetable native to Central America. It has a slightly sweet taste and a crispy texture similar to a water chestnut. Jicamas are a good source of fiber, potassium, and vitamin C. Jicama is commonly used in Asian dishes or coupled with citrus fruits in salads, salsas, and chutneys. Below you will find a delicious way to incorporate jicamas into your winter meal planning! This recipe can be used as a dip with baked chips or served on top of baked fish or chicken.
Source: USDA nutrient data laboratory, graciouspantry.com (recipe)