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Watermelon Jicama Salad

Western.Chefs's picture
This Watermelon Jicama Salad is simply awesome ! Try this amazing Watermelon and Mexican turnip platter for your next meal and let me know if you like it ! Your suggestions for this Watermelon Jicama Salad are welcome !
Ingredients
  Watermelon piece 1
  Fresh cilantro leaves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), loosely packed, chopped
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fresh lime juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground red pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Jicama 2 Medium, peeled and cut into 3/4 inch cubes
  Lime slices 4 (For Garnish)
Directions

In large bowl, toss jicama with lime juice and salt; cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, cut rind from watermelon; discard rind.
Cut flesh into 1/2 inch cubes to equal 4 cups; discard seeds.
To jicama, add watermelon, cilantro, and ground red pepper; toss well.
Cover and refrigerate 15 minutes longer to allow flavors to blend.
Garnish with lime slices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Interest: 
Everyday

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Annonymous's picture
This is wonderful with mint, instead of cilantro. I like to julienne the jicama, and infuse the mint leaves in a simple syrup before tossing with the salad. Try adding Blueberries for the 4th of July- pretty red, white and blue!