Jicama Slaw

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Also known as Mexican potato, jicama has a crisp texture and a sweet and starchy flavour. It can be eaten raw or cooked.

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Preparation : 15 min
150 calories/serving


1 jicama, peeled and grated 700 g
4 carrots, peeled and grated 400 g
2 shallots, finely chopped 80 g
3 tbsp olive oil 45 mL
3 tbsp lime juice, freshly squeezed 1 1/2 lime
2 tsp maple syrup 10 mL
2 tsp sriracha (hot chili sauce) 10 g
1 pinch salt [optional] 0.1 g
ground pepper to taste [optional]
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped 18 g


  1. In a salad bowl, whisk together lime juice, oil, maple syrup and hot sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Peel the jicama and carrots, then grate them. Finely chop the shallot and cilantro.
  3. Add vegetables to the bowl. Toss well and serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (210 g)


% Daily Value




7 g

11 %

Saturated 1 g
+ Trans 0 g

5 %


0 mg


90 mg

4 %


20 g

7 %


8 g

30 %


6 g

Net Carbs

12 g


2 g

Vitamin A

76 %

Vitamin C

54 %


4 %


8 %


This recipe is :
Diet-related health claims  :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy
Excellent source of  :
Fibre, Vitamin A, Vitamin C
Good source of  :
Potassium, Vitamin K
Source of  :
Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E
Low  :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Free  :
Cholesterol, Trans Fat


1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Fruits 0
Vegetables 1
Fats 1 ½
Other Foods 0

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