Seasoned Jicama Fries
Seasoned Jicama Fries

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Quick & Easy Paleo Comfort Foods

This Recipe

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Serves: 4 to 6
  • Start to Finish: 45 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving:
Total Calories: 75
  • 152mg Sodium
  • 10g Carbs
  • 6g Fiber
  • 4hg Fat
  • 3g Saturated Fat
  • 1g Protein
  • 16mg Calcium
  • 1mg Iron

This root vegetable has a crispness that brings an entirely new texture and feel to fries for almost half the calories and carbs of potatoes. Adjust the seasonings to your liking.

Appropriate for: clean, gluten-free, high-fiber, low-carb, low-sugar, paleo, vegan, vegetarian diets


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 pound jicama, peeled and cut into medium-sized fries*



1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Heat coconut oil in an heat-proof glass bowl in the microwave or in oven.
3. Combine pepper, salt, chipotle powder, onion powder, and paprika in a small bowl or shaker.
4. Toss jicama fries in warm coconut oil to coat, and sprinkle on seasonings as you go.
5. Place a cooling rack on a sheet pan and spread fries on it evenly. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes and serve at once.

*A mandoline makes quick work of creating your fries.

Reprinted from Quick & Easy Paleo Comfort Foods (October 2013) by Julie and Charles Mayfield

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