How to Prepare Jicama?


Peel the jicama, and slice into julienne strips. Place in a preheated fry pan, that has been sprayed with a little olive oil, to prevent sticking. Fry for about five minutes, and toss in pan several times. Can add diced green onions, garlic, or peppers to the pan also.
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Also know as the Mexican Turnip, Jicama can be prepared any number of ways. It can be eaten raw and has a sweet, nutty taste. It can also be cooked by removing the outer skin and cutting into slices or cubes. It can then be baked, steamed or boiled.
One way to prepare jicama is to make jicama chips. These are a healthy and satisfying substitute for potato chips. Jicamas will need to first be peels and cut. The thin slices can then be laid on parchment paper on a cookie sheet. The chips can then be covered with onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and chili pepper. After seasoning, the chips can be placed in the oven at 400 degrees and allowed to bake for about 30 minutes or until they are crispy and delicious.
Use a knife to cut off the top and bottom of the jicama. Use a potato peeler to peel the jicama like a potato. Make sure that you get all the stringy parts from the outer shell. You can find more information at
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