- Common name: Jicama – mexican turnip
- Type: Root vegetable
- Scientific name: various
- CHamoru: hikåmas
- Filipino: singkamas
Flavor profile: subtle, crunchy
Best used as: fresh, sauteed, fried or in soups
Avocado, Jicama, and Cucumber Salad
(a Lively Table recipe adapted for Guam’s local produce)
1 avocado, peeled and cubed
½ cup cucumber, cubed
½ cup of jicama, peeled and cubed
1 tbsp green onions
1 tbsp calamansi juice
Olive oil, sea salt, freshly cracked black pepper.
- Add avocado, cucumber, jicama, and green onions to a large bowl. Add calmansi juice
and stir gently.
- Drizzle lightly with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste just before serving.