1 1/2 cup jicama, 1/4 inch dice
1 cup cucumber, 1/4 inch dice1 cup celery, 1/4 inch dice
1/2 cup lemon flesh, chop segments w/o membrane
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 cup torn red leaf lettuce
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons peanut oil (or canola oil)
Place all salad ingredients in a bowl except red leaf lettuce. Whisk dressing ingredients together and toss with salad. Add red leaf lettuce just before serving and toss again.
see this post for directions) or you can use a grapefruit spoon to scoop the flesh out. Don't leave the lemon too large. The smaller size dice makes this work well as a sandwich topping. Lime would work here equally well as a substitute for the lemon, as would grapefruit.Without the lettuce, this will hold well over night. Add the lettuce just before serving, or omit it.
Fresh tasting with a crunch--just right for warmer weather that is coming soon.