Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Sweet and Spicy Jicama Shoe String Fries Recipe


We all know french fries are high in fat, but they’re so delicious!  Sweet and Spicy Jicama Shoe String “Fries”, a recipe recommended by certified nutritionist Janet Brill, are sweetened with SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend to create a side dish that’s sure to satisfy.  Jicamas are an edible tuberous root with a crisp and mildly sweet interior.  You can find them at most supermarkets and specialty markets.[[MORE]]Serving Size: ½ Cup

Serves: 4      INGREDIENTS1 large jicama, spiralizedOlive oil, to drizzle (about 2 Tablespoons)1 tablespoon SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend½ teaspoon garlic powder½ teaspoon onion powder1 teaspoon red chili powder½ teaspoon sea salt½ teaspoon smoked sweet paprikaDIRECTIONS1.   Preheat the oven to 405°F.2. Cut or snip jicama strings into “fry-sized” pieces.  When done, lay pieces out on two large baking trays. Drizzle with olive oil and toss together so that jicama is coated.3. In a medium bowl, combine remaining ingredients.4. Evenly sprinkle seasoning over jicama.  Toss again to combine and then lay them out, avoiding overlapping as much as possible.  Bake for 15 minutes on one side.  Using tongs, turn over jicama strings and bake another 10-15 minutes or until crispy. Serve as a snack or side dish.NUTRITION INFO Per Serving (½ cup):Calories: 190, Calories from Fat: 70, Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 250mgTotal Carbs: 30g, Dietary Fiber: 15g, Sugars: 8g, Protein: 3g

We all know french fries are high in fat, but they’re so delicious!  Sweet and Spicy Jicama Shoe String “Fries”, a recipe recommended by certified nutritionist Janet Brill, are sweetened with SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend to create a side dish that’s sure to satisfy.  Jicamas are an edible tuberous root with a crisp and mildly sweet interior.  You can find them at most supermarkets and specialty markets.

Serving Size: ½ Cup
Serves: 4      
INGREDIENTS
1 large jicama, spiralized
Olive oil, to drizzle (about 2 Tablespoons)
1 tablespoon SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon red chili powder
½ teaspoon sea salt
½ teaspoon smoked sweet paprika
DIRECTIONS
1.   Preheat the oven to 405°F.
2. Cut or snip jicama strings into “fry-sized” pieces.  When done, lay pieces out on two large baking trays. Drizzle with olive oil and toss together so that jicama is coated.
3. In a medium bowl, combine remaining ingredients.
4. Evenly sprinkle seasoning over jicama.  Toss again to combine and then lay them out, avoiding overlapping as much as possible.  Bake for 15 minutes on one side.  Using tongs, turn over jicama strings and bake another 10-15 minutes or until crispy. Serve as a snack or side dish.
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1 comment:

  1. What an interesting use of jicama! I had never considered using it for fries!

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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