• Prep Time 5 minutes
  • Cook Time 5 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

Turnip-like jicama is a crispy, sweet root that lends itself well to salads, salsas and vegetable platters. What’s more, it’s chock-full of protein, lipids, vitamins and minerals!

This recipe was first published in Flavours magazine.

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Recipe Ingredient

  • 2 tbsp lime (fresh; or lemon juice)
  • chilli flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 450 g jicama (yambean or sengkuang; peeled and grated)
  • pomegranate seeds from 1 large pomegranate
  • 2 sprigs mint leaves (fresh; finely shredded)


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the lime juice, salt and pepper and stir to dissolve the salt.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and toss well.
  3. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

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