What is Jicama?
Jicama is a Mexican seasonal root, it is crisp white-fleshed edible tuber of the delicious bean, it is used in Mexican cooking. also, it is famous in the world as a jicama fries.
Nutrition of Jicama-
|Amount Per 1 slice (6 g)100 grams1 cup slices (120 g)1 cup (130 g)1 small (365 g)1 medium (659 g)1 large (1,200 g)100 grams|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 0.1 g||0%|
|Saturated fat 0 g||0%|
|Polyunsaturated fat 0 g|
|Monounsaturated fat 0 g|
|Cholesterol 0 mg||0%|
|Sodium 4 mg||0%|
|Potassium 150 mg||4%|
|Total Carbohydrate 9 g||3%|
|Dietary fiber 4.9 g||19%|
|Sugar 1.8 g|
|Protein 0.7 g||1%|
|Vitamin A||0%||Vitamin C||33%|
|Vitamin D||0%||Vitamin B-6||0%|
Jicama fries recipe-
- 1 small/medium peeled jicama.
- 1 tablespoon avocado oil (you can use any other oil too)
- 1/3 cup almond/cashew meal
- 1 teaspoon nutritional yeast
- 1/3 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
How to make Jicama fries-
- baking sheet with parchment paper and preheat oven to 375°F.
- Cut jicama into 1/4″ thick lengthwise slices, then cut again into 1/4″ sticks to resemble fries.
- Slice as evenly as possible for even baking. Add sticks to a plastic bag and add oil, almond or cashew meal, nutritional yeast, and spices.
- Seal bag and shake to coat sticks with the mixture. Place sticks on a lined baking sheet, spaced apart so they are not touching each other.
- Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven, flip fries, return to oven for another 10 minutes or until golden brown.
Your delicious low carb jicama fries are ready!!!! serve it with souse.
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