BY: EXECUTIVE CHEF, JUSTIN MACY
Looking for a healthy snacking alternative to the traditional potato fries, look no further than the nutrient-packed Turmeric Jicama Fries from the kitchen of CIVANA. This low-carb, gut-friendly alternative is baked with turmeric and black pepper, served with Broccomole or your favorite dip for a healthy side or snack. Paleo, vegan and keto-friendly. Make this at home and tag us @CIVANAresort!
1 medium jicama, peeled and cut into thin slices about 1/4 inch thick (about 4–5 cups)
1 Tablespoon avocado oil
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Place jicama slices into a large bowl, add oil, turmeric, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper and toss to coat evenly.
Spread the fries onto a baking stone or a baking sheet lined with a silpat mat or parchment paper making sure the fries aren’t crowded. They need space or else they will start to steam and get soft rather than crispy.
Bake for 30 minutes, take them out of the oven and flip, then bake for another 20-30 minutes or until fries are a little brown and have reached the desired texture.
Remove from oven and serve with Broccomole or your preferred side for dipping.
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