chili lime jicama sticks

Chili Lime Jicama Sticks

A little sweet and a little sour, these chili lime jicama sticks make for a refreshing afternoon snack or accompaniment for your next BBQ. Not only do they have a healthy dose of fibre to help keep you feeling full, but they’re very low in calories – so you won’t feel guilty for sneaking in more than one serving!

Chili Lime Jicama Sticks

Adapted from This Mess is Ours

Makes 8 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 medium jicama, peeled
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp honey

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cut the jicama lengthwise into ½” thick slices, then cut the slices into ½” wide sticks.
  2. In a medium sized bowl whisk the lime juice, orange juice, vinegar, chili powder, red pepper flakes (if using), salt, pepper, cilantro and honey until well combined.
  3. Add the jicama sticks to the bowl and toss to combine. Marinate for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  4. Arrange the marinated jicama slices into tall serving glasses or mason jars. Serve immediately.

NUTRITION INFORMATION (per serving)

Calories (kcal)  37.7 Protein (g) 0.7
Carbohydrates (g) 8.9 Fat (g) 0.1
Sugar (g) 1.8 Saturated Fat 0
Fibre (g) 4.1 Sodium (mg) 78.6
Iron (mg) 1.11 Calcium (mg) 8.5