Versatile Mexican fruit salad, ensalada de fruta, prepared with jicama, pineapple, watermelon, Tájin chili powder, and chia seeds. It's crunchy, tart, sweet, and spicy. Preparation time is only ten minutes.
Keyword: chia, fruit salad, jicama, pineapple, salad, Tajin, watermelon
Author: Andrés Carnalla
1medium jicama6” to 7” inches across
Juice from 1 ½ Key limesMexican Limes
1 ½tsp.Tajín chili powder
Remove the skin from the jicama and cut into 1 ½” x ½” pieces. (How to peel)
Remove the skin from the pineapple and cut into 1” pieces.
Cut the watermelon into 1” pieces and remove the seeds.
Put the cut-up fruit into a serving bowl. Squeeze the juice of the limes over the fruit.
Sprinkle the Tajín then the chia seeds over the fruit.
The salad will keep for a day in the fridge if you don't put the lime juice, chili powder and, chia on it. Sprinkle these ingredients on when you are ready to serve.
Orange, mango, and papaya are good options for a fruit salad.