Mango Jicama Slaw

Mango Jicama Slaw

Does anyone else just have to have a side when their eating a sandwich, or burger, hotdog, or anything else on the grill? I’m totally a texture person. I hate anything soggy..if my burger isn’t cooked enough and the juice soaks the bread, back on the grill it goes and I start with a new bun. If my sandwich bread isn’t toasted enough and the condiments start to make it even softer..I have major issues. I know, real world problems, right?

Mango Jicama Slaw

So clearly I don’t eat French Dip, because that would be far to soggy for me. I love chips or fries on the side, always. I love a good crunch with a mostly soft sandwich or burger. In the summer, a lot of us go for pasta salad as a side, and I’m all about it, its one of my favorites, but since it technically is bikini season, a lot of people are watching what they eat…I guess? 😉 Well here, my friends, is the answer to both of those dilemmas.

Not only is this Mango Jicama Slaw a perfect, light and refreshing side, but it has a slight kick, sweetness, CRUNCH, and is healthy! It is seriously my favorite snack. (So simple, right?)  When I make it, I make the entire recipe and munch on it all week long..randomly pulling it out of the fridge for a few bites. I top it on salads, eat it with chicken or fish, and/or just stand there with my fork in it. I’ve been making this often for a couple years, and it is always loved! I’ve been asked for this one a lot!

Mango Jicama Slaw

If you’re a snacker like me, watching your calorie intake, need a good crunch, love a good flavor..Mango Jicama Slaw is for you! It takes minutes to throw together and lasts all week in the fridge! Yesterday, I showed you how to cut up a jicama, today, you need to go and make this! Don’t forget to let the flavors marry for a little bit! This deliciousness only gets better with time!

Mango Jicama Slaw

Mango Jicama Slaw

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 10 Cups

Serving Size: 1 cup

Calories per serving: 63

This slaw is the perfect light side or snack with just a touch of sweetness, a slight kick, and a tang! It is SURE to please!


  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon sriracha
  • 1/2 jalapeno, seeded and minced
  • 1/2 bunch of cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 2 almost-ripe mango's, peeled and sliced
  • 1 large Jicama, peeled and sliced


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the lime juice, zest, apple cider vinegar, honey, and sriracha
  2. Stir in the jalapeno and cilantro
  3. Add the mango and jicama slices
  4. Pop in the fridge for at least 30 minutes. Enjoy!

Adapted From: Food Network

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