Authentic Thai Recipe Ingredient: Jicama

Photo of Jicama and How it is Used in Authentic Thai Recipes.


มันแกว (Man kaeo; Mun gayo)
In Thailand the tuberous root of the Jicama vine is mostly eaten raw with sugar, as if it was a fruit. It is used as a snack by peeling off the outer layer of the skin, then cutting into bite sizes for eating like eating an apple or a pear.

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