Fresh Fruit and Tortilla Slaw with Chayote and Jicama

Total Time
15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

A novel twist on slaw from the Texas Monthly magazine. This salad is best served the same day.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 small jicama, peeled and finely julienned
  • 1 chayote, stemmed,peeled,and finely julienned (vegetable pear or mirliton)
  • 1 small red bell pepper, stemmed,seeded,and finely julienned
  • 1 unpeeled granny smith apple, cored and julienned
  • 1 clementines or 1 satsuma oranges, sectioned and seeded,reserving all juice (a tangerine, tangelo, or canned mandarin orange sections may be substituted)
  • 12 cup orange juice (juice from canned mandarins may be used)
  • 12 cup chopped pecans
  • 6 sprigs cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil (pumpkin seed, peanut, or sesame oil in any combination may be used)
  • salt
  • 4 corn tortillas, cut in thin strips and fried in vegetable oil (red, blue or yellow may be used)

Directions

  1. Toss together first nine ingredients.
  2. Just before serving, add tortillas and toss again.
  3. Serve immediately.

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