Jicama is a large, bulbous root. This juicy tuber has a thick brown skin and a white crunchy flesh.
A popular Mexican vegetable, Jicama can weigh anywhere from one to six pounds. Its sweet, nutty flavor is good both raw and cooked. Once cooked, Jicama retains its crisp, water chestnut-type texture and flavor.
When selecting Melissa’s Jicama, look for firm, well-formed tubers, free of blemishes. Store whole in a cool, dark, dry place for up to 3 weeks. Wash and peel before eating. Wrap cut pieces in plastic and refrigerate for up to one week.