How to make Jicama Chips at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

Another beautiful day and here I am with another recipe that will make your day even better. Today’s recipe is a special one, not because it is from a region which is known for its culture and delicious food but due to the main ingredient that we are going to use in this recipe. This recipe is from Mexican cuisine and which is my personal favourite and is quite popular in both Mexican and South American regions. So can you guess the name of this recipe?

So, today we are going to make a famous Mexican dish called Jicama Chips. So what are Jicama? These are round in shape and look like turnips turned brown. The taste is exceptional and can also be consumed simply after boiling. But today we are going to make the chips out of them which are a blessing for our tongue.

So are you guys ready to witness a unique Jicama Chips recipe that has Mexican roots? Well, I get a little bit excited whenever I see Mexican cuisine. So let’s get started.

The first step that you need to do is to know your ingredients and check whether they are in our kitchen or not. And is not then get them from any local store outside. Moving on, here is the table below that consists of the ingredients that you will need.

Ingredients for Jicama Chips

Medium-sized Jicama1 pc
Avocado oil1 tsp
Turmeric½ tsp
Garlic powder½ tsp
Onion powder½ tsp
Sea salt½ tsp
Black pepper¼ tsp
Homemade guacamoleTo serve

The list is completed. I hope you will get all of these ingredients easily. Now comes the important factor upon which the whole recipe depends and that is called timings. Timings determine how long you have to anticipate to taste the recipe. Here are the complete time details in the table below.

How Much Time Will It Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
10 minutes1 hour1 hour 10 minutes

After timings, another important and final step that leads to the completion of any recipe is its cooking. And we are all set to begin our cooking process. Follow my instructions and get the best recipe for these Jicama Chips.

Jicama Chips Recipe

  1. First, you have to preheat your oven up to the temperature range of 400F.
  2. Cut the jicama into thin slices.
  3. Now put the slices of jicama into a large bowl along with garlic powder, oil, salt, onion powder and pepper. Now toss them very well.
  4. Place the jicama slices on a baking sheet aligned with parchment paper and maintain the distance between the slices without overfilling it.
  5. Now you have to bake them for 30 minutes and after they are done, bake them for another 25 minutes or until they are brown in colour.
  6. Take them out of the oven and serve immediately with some guacamole dipping.

Wasn’t it easy? I told you already. These Jicama Chips are easy to make and you have to do nothing other than just waiting for them to bake completely. Enjoy this recipe with your loved ones and derive pleasure from it.

Nutritional Breakdown of Jicama Chips

The nutritional breakdown of this recipe is done in the table below. Have a look at it and keep a check on your intake.

protein2 gm
carbohydrates29 gm
fats14.5 gm
cholesterol0 mg

How to Make Jicama Chips at Home | Video

I’ve added a recipe video of Jicama Chips below. After watching this video, it’ll be easier for you to try this Mexican dish at your home.

Video by The Keto Chef

So this was the recipe for Jicama Chips and I hope you will like it. Don’t forget to tell us if you tried it and how was its taste. Share your version of this recipe or any other recipe by commenting down in the comments section below and we would love to share it with everyone. Share this recipe with your family and friends that you think will love it. Till then have a great day and happy cooking!

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