Orange And Jicama Salad


By Lori Taylor


Orange & Jicama Salad

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Course: Salads
Cuisine: Vegetarian


  • 3 orange peeled & cut into julienne
  • 1 medium jicama about 3/4 pound
  • 1 cup papaya peeled, seeds removed and cut into 1/4 inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup red onion peeled & diced 1/8 inch
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper adjust to taste
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 cup cilantro washed & chopped
  • edible flowers for garnish


  • Peel the jicama including the fibrous layer just beneath the skin.
  • Slice the flesh into ¼ inch pieces.
  • Then dice the jicama into 1/8 inch pieces.
  • Place in a bowl.
  • Combine remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  • Allow to chill 2 hours before serving.


Strawberry papaya is recommended but other fresh papayas may be substituted.

Orange & Jicama Salad

Recipe and photo provided by Melissa’s –



Lori Taylor

Author: Lori Taylor

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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